PA GOP STATEMENT: In vetoing SB 936, Gov. Wolf chooses special interests over fighting opioid epidemic

Harrisburg, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday afternoon that he has vetoed Senate Bill 936, legislation that could help fight the opioid crisis and make alternative pain treatments more affordable. An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer earlier this year exposed that Wolf’s campaign coffers are full of donations from a PAC funded largely by doctors and lawyers […]

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PA GOP STATEMENT: Obstructionist Bob Casey’s refusal to support Mike Pompeo puts resistance movement before national security

Harrisburg, Pa. — Sen. Bob Casey announced Tuesday evening that he will not vote to support Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State. In response, Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Val DiGiorgio made the following statement: “Sen. Bob Casey’s continued obstruction of Presidential nominees is troubling enough, but especially when he is putting […]

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PA GOP STATEMENT: Gov. Wolf shows lack of transparency bona fides in hiding behind Right to Know exceptions

Harrisburg, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf’s office responded on Monday to the Republican Party of Pennsylvania’s Right to Know request regarding the redistricting litigation. In so doing, they granted access to the contract for outside counsel. The response claimed there were no records of official communication between the Governor’s office, Democrat Supreme Court Justices or […]

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PA GOP STATEMENT: Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman comments on forthcoming resignation of Congressman Charlie Dent

Harrisburg, Pa. — Congressman Charlie Dent announced Tuesday that he will be resigning in the coming weeks. In response, Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Val DiGiorgio made the following statement: “In his nearly 26 years of public service, Charlie Dent has been a strong public servant and a critical voice for the Lehigh Valley and Central […]

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PA GOP Statement: Tax Day 2018: out with the old and in with the new

Harrisburg, Pa. —The annual dreaded tax deadline has undergone a rebranding this year. America’s hardest working families and small business owners can celebrate the last time they will file their taxes under the outdated, complicated tax code. “As a result of the GOP passing historic, sweeping tax reform, it is estimated that 90 percent of […]

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PA GOP STATEMENT: Republican Party of Pennsylvania files Right to Know Requests with Wolf administration, AOPC to determine level of collusion in judical-mandered Congressional map

Harrisburg, Pa. — Monday, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania filed Right to Know requests with the Office of the Governor and the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts to determine the level of collusion, if any, between the Wolf administration, Democrat Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices, their privately retained experts, and/or any collusion between the Office […]

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PA GOP STATEMENT: Paul Mango must take down recent attack ad

Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Val DiGiorgio has made the following statement regarding the most recent attack ad by Paul Mango: “Having spent time with Paul Mango, I am surprised and disappointed he would go to these depths to assail a fellow Republican. Personal attacks like this hurt our democratic process and will only serve to undermine […]

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STATEMENT: National Democratic Redistricting PAC donation to Wolf shows governor’s true allegiances

  Harrisburg, Pa. — At the end of March, the National Democratic Redistricting PAC donated $250,000 to Tom Wolf’s reelection campaign just days after federal courts refused to issue stay requests in ongoing redistricting litigation and right before the governor outlined campaign finance reform measures to “curb special interests.”   The National Democratic Redistricting PAC […]

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STATEMENT: 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

  HARRISBURG, Pa.— 50 years ago, on this day in 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tenn. Val DiGiorgio, Chairman of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania issued the following statement:   “It is with great sadness that we remember how on this day […]

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STATEMENT: American citizenship has become meaningless to the Democratic Party

  HARRISBURG, Pa.—In the following statement, PA GOP Chairman Val DiGiorgio questions the Democratic Party’s opposition to reinstating a question on the census that asks whether or not the respondent is a citizen. On the national, state and local level American citizenship has become meaningless to Democrats: “Democrat opposition to counting non-US citizens is yet […]

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