Pa.’s pols again flock to NYC for annual weekend bash
With midterm elections over, and a crop of fresh new faces on Pennsylvania’s political scene, this year’s annual weekend of schmoozing and networking in New York City — ironically called the Pennsylvania Society — will be all about jostling for the spotlight.
The mad dash to Manhattan this week is ostensibly to attend some government-like forums, but it’s mostly to fund-raise, party and — for the ambitious — draw attention. The itinerary features an exhaustive list of dinners, receptions, and cocktail parties (most invitation-only) hosted by law firms, lobbyists, and others with a financial stake in Keystone State government and politics.
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