Tom Wolf’s Income Tax Hike Rejected By The State House

HARRISBURG — Following the defeat of Governor Tom Wolf’s latest proposal to raise taxes on Pennsylvania families, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “Once again, the State House has rejected a series of tax hikes from Tom Wolf,” Gleason said. “For months, Governor Tom Wolf has supported the largest tax […]

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Democrats Vote Against Restoring Funding For Schools And Social Services

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the State House Democrats’ votes against the funding of our schools and social services. “Today, Democrats continued their political campaign at the expense of our schools and our social services,” Sweeney said. “When Tom Wolf decided to fully veto the […]

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GOP Blasts Wolf; Stalemate Nears Week 7

Flanked by six fellow House members, State Rep. Fred Keller on Wednesday said Gov. Tom Wolf’s flat-out veto of Republicans’ proposed spending plan shows the Democrat will throw Pennsylvania into financial chaos as the state budget faceoff nears its seventh week. Seven regional lawmakers attended the Upper Susquehanna Valley arm of the “General Assembly of […]

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Greg Rothman Wins 87th State House District Special Election

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Republican Greg Rothman’s victory in the 87th State House District Special Election. “Congratulations to Greg Rothman on his victory in the 87th State House District Special Election today,” Gleason said. “During his time as Cumberland County GOP Chairman, I had the […]

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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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