Office: Senate District 48
Party Affiliation: Independent
Next Election: 2021
City: Lebanon, Harrisburg, York
Retired as a state representative in 2002 (served 3 years as a D and 9 years as an R). Term limited himself to 12 years. Was Vice Chairman of Agriculture Committee and Chairman of Subcommitteee on Higher Education. Fought leadership of both parties to improve the legislative process and end partisan gridlock. Is a committed moderate.