Lt. Gov Stack – In the News

August 23, 2017
PennLive
Lt. Gov. Mike Stack’s spending under scrutiny: See the database

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and his staff spent some $37,000 on groceries, $3,000 on beverages and — in the interest of full disclosure — $5,500 on newspaper subscriptions since taking office in 2015.

Expense receipts run the gamut from the indulgent (steak and crab meat) to the commonplace (coffee runs to Dunkin Donuts and Cafe Excellence inside the Capitol). For the record, receipts show Stack wasn’t actually buying beer at the beer distributors–just a lot of water and soda for events at the Fort Indiantown Gap residence. Patriot-News subscriptions accounted for $770 in spending. Read more

April 21,2017
Lebanon Daily News
PA has US’s only Lt Gov. mansion. Its it worth the cost?
Nestled on a wooded hillside at For Indiantown Gap is a one-of-a-kind home – and it comes with a one-of-a-kind price tag to taxpayers. Read more
April 21, 2017
Allentown Morning
Gov. Tom Wolf yanks Lt. Gov. Mike Stack’s state police protection
Gov. Tom Wolf has yanked the state police protection for Lt. Gov. Mike Stak and his wife due to their rude behavior, which is under investigation by the Inspector General’s Office. Read more
April 15, 2017
Philly Voice
Should Pennsylvania just get rid of its lieutenant governor’s office?
Investigation into Mike Stack raises questions, and conflicting answers
Investigations into Pennsylvania politicians are essentially standard operating procedure. But a recent probe into the behavior of Lt. Gov. Mike Stack begs a rather interesting question.
Why does the office exist in the first place?
Here’s the gist of Inspector General Bruce Beemer’s investigation of the man next-in-line to Gov. Tom Wolf: Sources told Lancaster Online that Stack and his wife, Tonya, allegedly routinely verbally abused their state police protection when the troopers refused the couple’s orders to use sirens and flashing lights to clear traffic for routine trips — such a move would be a violation of state policy.
The couple also allegedly berated five staff members who cook, clean and take care of the property at their taxpayer-funded mansion in Fort Indiantown Gap, the news outlet reported. Read more

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