News and Events


Holding the line on taxes for 14 years straight years shows what is possible through strong leadership and teamwork [video ...
Read More


14 years with no tax increase and debt-free by 2025: Jeff and Mike deliver on their good government promise  Jeff ...
Read More


From TV and other media:

Spreading holiday joy to families in need in Dauphin County
by Amanda Hoskins, CBS 21
Monday, December 17th 2018

Dauphin County Commissioners approve $247M 2019 budget with no property tax increases

Streak continues: Dauphin County’s 2019 budget makes 14 straight years without a property tax increase
By Jason Scott, December 12, 2018 at 1:42 PM

Dauphin County commissioners approve 2019 budget
Posted: Dec 12, 2018 01:39 PM EST

Officials break ground on Wildwood Park, Fort Hunter connector
By:  Myles Snyder
Posted: Oct 30, 2018 12:23 PM EDT

Public input sought on future of Detweiler Park
By:  WHTM Staff
Posted: Jul 11, 2018 01:22 AM EDT

Vietnam veterans in Dauphin County invited to ceremony honoring them
Middletown Press & Journal
Posted Wednesday, December 6, 2017 10:24 am,21868

Dozens share concrete, carve bowls, and grind rails at new Steelton Skate Park

Dauphin County to host third annual Recovery Day on Saturday, September 23

New park opens in Dauphin County; commissioners want input from residents on how it should be used
Middletown Press & Journal
Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:26 pm,15820

Dauphin County to open its largest, ‘natural’ park
Mike Parker abc27 News  Jun 14, 2017

$7.5M upgrade announced for Capital Area Greenbelt
By:  Mark Hall
Posted: Mar 27, 2018 08:38 PM EDT

A central Pennsylvania land bank turns blight into opportunity
By Gina Napoli on January 17, 2017
Keystone Edge

From PennLive:

Dauphin County passes budget with no tax increase for 14th year in a row
Updated Dec 12; Posted Dec 12

Dauphin County property taxes won’t increase in 2019
Updated Nov 21; Posted Nov 21

Steelton could see grocery store, apartments, brewpub with new plan unveiled today
Updated Nov 13; Posted Nov 13

Dauphin County officials unveil new drone for law enforcement use
Updated Aug 16; Posted Aug 16

Here’s what Dauphin County is doing to fight heroin abuse: Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George Hartwick III
Updated Jul 13, 2016; Posted Jul 13, 2016

‘This is your park:’ Dauphin County seeks suggestions on uses for 411-acre park
Updated Jun 21, 2018; Posted Jun 21, 2018

With a heat advisory in place, Dauphin County senior centers offer air-conditioned havens
Updated Jun 18, 2018; Posted Jun 18, 2018

Steelton launches effort to transform site near former steel works into homes, stores
Updated May 25, 2018; Posted May 24, 2018

Dauphin County hosting events to fight drug abuse, train residents on Narcan use
Updated May 8, 2018; Posted May 8, 2018

21 deficient bridges eyed for replacement, repair by 2021
Updated Apr 18, 2018; Posted Apr 18, 2018

Dauphin County hosts 50th anniversary commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination
Updated Apr 4, 2018; Posted Apr 4, 2018

Funding for new federal courthouse is good news for Dauphin County | Opinion
Updated Mar 28, 2018; Posted Mar 28, 2018

Capital Area Greenbelt getting $7.5 million in upgrades
Updated Mar 27, 2018; Posted Mar 27, 2018

Free parking after 5 one step closer with Dauphin County’s approval of funds
Updated Mar 22, 2018; Posted Mar 22, 2018

$6 million in gaming revenue granted to police, schools, community groups
Updated Mar 7, 2018; Posted Mar 7, 2018

School safety, police gear, among top applicants for gaming grants
Updated Feb 28, 2018; Posted Feb 28, 2018

Ceremony marks the beginning of demolition of former factory
Updated Feb 27, 2018; Posted Feb 27, 2018

‘Do no harm’: Dauphin County commissioners sue opioid manufacturers, doctors
Updated Jan 31, 2018; Posted Jan 31, 2018

Dauphin County sues opioid manufacturers
Updated Jan 30, 2018; Posted Jan 30, 2018

How long can Dauphin County hold the line on property taxes?
Updated Nov 22, 2017; Posted Nov 22, 2017

Townhouses built on site of blighted property in Dauphin County Land Bank project
Updated Oct 26, 2016; Posted Oct 26, 2016

We need to hold drug companies accountable for opioid epidemic | Mike Pries
Updated Oct 20, 2017; Posted Oct 20, 2017

Dauphin County to sue pharmaceutical companies for role in opioid crisis
Updated Sep 22, 2017; Posted Sep 22, 2017

Big 33 football game leaving Hersheypark Stadium
Updated Mar 1, 2017; Posted Mar 1, 2017

Dauphin County hands out $5.6 million in gaming grants. Will it be the last time?
Updated Mar 1, 2017; Posted Mar 1, 2017

4 dilapidated houses in Susquehanna Twp. to be torn down through Dauphin County Land Bank
Updated Aug 12, 2015; Posted Aug 12, 2015

Dauphin County commissioners honor youth diversity essayists
Updated Aug 12, 2015; Posted Aug 12, 2015

Dauphin County streamlines booking with new Judicial Center
Posted May 2, 2013 at 3:33 PM