ICYMI: Politico: McGinty’s Environmental Work Hit From Both Sides In Pennsylvania

“Katie McGinty has profited from her trips through the revolving door between the public and private sectors while leaving a path of disaster in her wake. McGinty is a former government official who used her position to direct taxpayer funds to her future corporate employers. If Pennsylvanians couldn’t trust Katie McGinty in Harrisburg, how could […]

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Tom Wolf Reacts To Plunging Poll Numbers

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the resignation of Governor Tom Wolf’s Secretary of Policy and Planning. “All the staff shakeups in the world won’t change Governor Tom Wolf’s role in single-handedly withholding billions of dollars from our schools and social services. As his poll numbers […]

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We Are…Not Intimidated! Wolf Administration Threatens Penn State

Threatened PASSHE Board of Governors Last Year HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the Wolf Administration’s pattern of threatening Pennsylvania’s institutions of higher education for the second year in a row. “With two budget addresses under his belt we now see Governor Wolf’s pattern as a ‘Different […]

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What They’re Saying: Tom Wolf’s FY 2016-17 Budget Address

“Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf unveiled yet another series of proposed tax hikes on Pennsylvanians. With the budget for the current fiscal year still incomplete, Tom Wolf announced a plan to take $3.6 billion out of the budgets of middle-class Pennsylvania families. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Tom Wolf delivered a budget address that focused […]

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PA GOP Statement On Governor Tom Wolf’s FY 2016-17 Budget Proposal

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s proposal for the FY 2016-17 budget. “Listening to Governor Wolf’s rhetoric about raising taxes is like déjà vu all over again,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf single-handedly plunged our Commonwealth into a budget crisis when he repeatedly vetoed funding […]

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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf Holds Health Care Hostage

June 2015: Tom Wolf Vetoes All Funding for Health Care In June 2015, Wolf vetoes all health care contained in the budget passed by the State Senate and State House. (Angela Couloumbis and Madison Russ, “Wolf vetoes entire GOP budget, says ‘math doesn’t work’,” Philadelphia Inquirer, 7/2/2015) Wolf’s veto zeroed-out funding for 274 out of […]

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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf’s War On Bipartisanship

Tom Wolf spent the month of June working to campaign against the legislature instead of working with them. (Chris Brennan, “Wolf to unveil new PAC to push his agenda,” Philadelphia Inquirer, 6/23/2015), (Steve Esack, “Wolf’s new PAC a budget attack tool or separate campaign effort?,” Allentown Morning Call, 6/23/2015) The shadow group’s spokesman claimed it wouldn’t be used […]

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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf’s Higher Education Cuts

More Than $13 Million Cut From Community Colleges and Community College Services… In December, Tom Wolf Cut $10,783,000 For Payment Of Approved Operating Expenses For Community Colleges (“Letter from the Governor to the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” Office of the Governor, 12/29/2015) Wolf Cut $3,000,000 For Regional Community College Services (“Letter […]

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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf’s $2 Billion Flip-Flop

As Governor, Tom Wolf Took Out A $2 Billion Treasury Loan… “Gov. Tom Wolf needs a new piggy bank. He broke his on Wednesday, a day after 500 school districts, 67 counties and hundreds of social service nonprofits started receiving some of the $3.3 billion money they were owed after a half-year budget impasse. The Wolf administration […]

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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf’s Real Record On “Fairness”

Tom Wolf Plunged Schools and Social Services into Crisis When He Vetoed Their Funding… Tom Wolf vetoed the entire budget passed by the legislature, despite the fact 274 out of 401 line-item appropriations in the Republican budget were funded at the same or higher levels than his budget. (“Putting an End to the ‘Raise Your […]

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