The lieutenant governor has been a proponent of unions and legalizing marijuana in the state.
HARRISBURG — Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, is taking the first steps in running for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Pat Toomey.
Fetterman, a York native, rose to prominence as the mayor of Braddock, in southwestern Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Inquirer first reported his decision.
Fetterman then tweeted a response to the story, asking people to support him in his 2022 senatorial campaign.
Toomey announced in October he would retire from the seat.
Fetterman is a prominent proponent of legalizing marijuana and supporting unions.
Fetterman’s fashion has also caught people’s attention.