Oops! Democrat Leader Claims There Are No Women From Western PA In General Assembly

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney was surprised to hear Allegheny County Democratic Committee Chair Nancy Patton Mills claim, “We have no women in our legislature from the western part of the state” when discussing the 37th State Senate District Special Election. “When it comes to electing female leaders to the […]

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ICYMI: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pa. Hospital Association Says Wolf’s Proposed Tax Hike Would Hit Hard

Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed state budget includes an 18 percent tax increase on hospitals and would cut funding for burn centers and maternity-related services by $4.1 million for Western Pennsylvania hospitals, the president of a statewide hospital association said. Across Pennsylvania, a tax called the Hospital Quality Care Assessment would increase from 3.22 percent to […]

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ICYMI: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Salena Zito: Pa. Dems’ Disarray Could Boost GOP In 2016

Republicans held a smart, enthusiastic, well-organized leadership conference here last month that drew presidential candidates and party rock stars, plus edgy, informative panels for grassroots activists. But they will need a lot more than that to cross Pennsylvania’s finish line in the 2016 presidential election. Oddly, Republican fortunes might rest in state Democrats’ hands — […]

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Governor Wolf Continues To Ignore Pennsylvania’s Pension Crisis

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s veto of meaningful reform to Pennsylvania’s public pension system. “For the third time this month, Governor Tom Wolf has chosen to say no to efforts to make our government work better,” Gleason said. “At a time when an […]

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PA GOP Releases Statement On Governor Wolf’s Veto Of Liquor Privatization

HARRISBURG — In response to Governor Wolf’s veto of HB 466, also known as the liquor privatization bill, PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “Governor Tom Wolf has chosen to say no to the historic and much-needed reform of our antiquated liquor system,” Gleason said. “The liquor privatization bill that Governor Tom […]

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New Web Video: “#SignPABudget”

To view the PA GOP’s latest ad, entitled “#SignPABudget,” please click here. HARRISBURG — In response to Governor Wolf’s veto of the Republicans’ taxpayer’s budget, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania has released a web ad highlighting the Wolf’s worst fears about the budget. “This week, Governor Tom Wolf chose to the special interests of his […]

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Governor Wolf Chooses Liberal Special Interests Over Taxpayers

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to veto the Republicans’ Taxpayer Budget. “Republicans in the state Senate and state House have taken clear actions that will improve the lives of families across Pennsylvania by passing a ‘Taxpayers Budget,’” Gleason said. “Tonight, Governor Tom […]

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Republicans Pass Meaningful Pension Reform

Will Governor Tom Wolf Finally Acknowledge Pennsylvania’s Pension Crisis? HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the passage of public pension reform in the State Senate and State House. “Republicans have put together a solution to address Pennsylvania’s worsening public pension crisis,” Gleason said. “Our Commonwealth’s pension costs […]

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