***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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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf’s Lack Of Transparency

On January 22nd, barely 48 hours into his term of office, Governor Wolf announced that he was firing Arneson as the head of the Office of Open Records. (Jan Murphy, “Gov. Tom Wolf removes recently appointed Corbett-appointee as head of state’s Office of Open Records,” Harrisburg Patriot-News, 1/22/2015) Arneson immediately argued that Wolf “does not have […]

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***FACT CHECK*** A Timeline Of Tom Wolf’s Attacks On Education

June 2015: Wolf Blocks All Funding For Schools In June 2015, Wolf plunges our schools into an unnecessary crisis by completely vetoing 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 […]

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***FACT CHECK*** Tom Wolf’s Top Priority: Raising Taxes

In his last budget address, Tom Wolf’s called for $4.7 billion in new taxes. (Steve Esack and Emily Opilo, “Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Calls for $4.7 Billion in New Revenues,” Allentown Morning Call, 3/4/2016) In March 2015, Governor Tom Wolf has called for a 20 percent increase on the income tax. (“Read the full text […]

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Tom Wolf: Just Ignore My $3 Billion Cut To Education

“America’s Most Liberal Governor” Claims to Support More Funding for Schools After Vetoing $3 Billion in December HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s latest attempt to divert attention away from his $3 billion cut to education. “Tom Wolf has single-handedly cut $3 billion […]

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Tom Wolf’s Groundhog Day

“America’s Most Liberal Governor” Ignores His $3 Billion Cut From Schools HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s education proposal. “Tom Wolf lost all credibility when it comes to education when he single-handedly cut $3 billion from our school budgets,” Sweeney said. “Tom Wolf […]

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