Gov. Wolf Says He’ll Fight Republicans For Program That Benefits The Poor

MOUNT WOLF, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is telling demonstrators that he’ll fight Republican resistance to a Depression-era program in his budget proposal that provides a $200-a-month cash benefit for the poor who are disabled or otherwise unable to work. Wolf, a Democrat, spoke with demonstrators from the Poor People’s Campaign who showed up at his Mount Wolf home Thursday afternoon. Demonstrators urged him to veto any spending package from the Republican-controlled Legislature that eliminates it.