HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — A federal judge has given Gov. Tom Wolf until Friday to respond to a lawsuit filed by a group led by Butler County.
Fayette, Greene and Washington counties are also suing the governor.READ MORE: AP Source: Pittsburgh Pirates, Catcher Roberto Pérez Reach 1-Year Deal
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Republican officials in those counties joined the lawsuit, as did three state representatives and several business owners.
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So far, courts have rejected similar lawsuits.