September 17, 2019
- Harrisburg, PA
Pennsylvania officially recognized the members of the America250PA commission at a swearing-in ceremony held this evening at the Governor's Residence. Pennsylvania will play a pivotal role in this 250th, or semiquincentennial, celebration in 2026.Governor Tom Wolf, First Lady Frances Wolf, former governors Tom Corbett and Mark Schweiker, members of the commission and other invited guests joined in the swearing-in ceremony. Gov. Wolf signed legislation to create the commission in November 2018. The new commission includes 20 private citizens, four legislators in a voting capacity, and 11 state officials in non-voting ex- officio roles.