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The Government of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the governmental structure of the state of Pennsylvania as established by the Pennsylvania Constitution. It is composed of three branches: executive, legislative and judicial.
Capital: Harrisburg

Governor: Tom Wolf (D)
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Thomas Westerman Wolf is an American businessman and politician who is the 47th and current Governor of Pennsylvania, since taking office on January 20, 2015.
Born: November 17, 1948 (age 69), York, PA
Office: Governor of Pennsylvania since 2015
Spouse: Frances Wolf (m. 1975)
Political party: Democratic Party
Education: Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts),
Lieutenant: Mike Stack

Attorney general: Josh Shapiro (D)  215-886-7376   Email
Josh Shapiro is an American lawyer and politician from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the Attorney General of Pennsylvania. 
Born: June 20, 1973 (age 44), Kansas City, MO
Office: Pennsylvania Attorney General since 2017
Parents: Steven A. Shapiro
Spouse: Lori Shapiro
Party: Democratic Party
Education: University of Rochester (1995), Georgetown University

Pat Toomey (R)     (202) 224-4254 Contact:
Patrick Joseph Toomey is an American businessman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator for Pennsylvania, elected in 2010.
Born: November 17, 1961 (age 56), Providence, RI
Office: Senator (R-PA) since 2011
Previous office: Representative, PA 15th District (1999–2005)
Spouse: Kris Toomey (m. 1997)
Education: La Salle Academy, Providence, Harvard College, Harvard University, La Salle Academy
Children: Bridget Toomey, Duncan Toomey, Patrick Toomey Jr.

Bob Casey Jr. D)
 (202) 224-6324  Contact:
Robert Patrick Casey Jr. is an American attorney and politician who is currently the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania.
Born: April 13, 1960 (age 57), Scranton, PA
Office: Senator (D-PA) since 2007
Spouse: Terese Foppiano Casey (m. 1985)
Previous offices: Pennsylvania Treasurer (2005–2007), Pennsylvania Auditor General (1997–2005)
Education: College of the Holy Cross, Catholic University of America

Tom Marino (R)  (202) 225-3731      Contact
Thomas Anthony Marino is an American politician and attorney. He is currently serving his fourth term as the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Born: August 13, 1952 (age 65), Williamsport, PA
Office: Representative (R-PA 10th District) since 2011
Spouse: Edie Marino (m. 1974)
Education: Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson Law (1988), Lycoming College (1985), Pennsylvania College of Technology
Children: Victor Marino, Chloe Marino
Parents: Joseph Marino, Vivian Marino

Charlie Dent (R)  
(202) 225-6411/(717) 867-1026      Contact
Charles Wieder Dent is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district since 2005. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Born: May 24, 1960 (age 57), Allentown, PA
Office: Representative (R-PA 15th District) since 2005
Spouse: Pamela Dent (m. 1991)
Succeeded by: Susan Brooks
Education: Lehigh University (1993), Pennsylvania State University (1982), William Allen High School
Children: William Dent, Jack Dent, Kathryn Dent

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