Liquor Privatization Advances In Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the state House’s passage of House Bill 466, which focuses on privatizing Pennsylvania’s liquor stores. “Congratulations to Speaker Mike Turzai, Leader Dave Reed, and House Republicans for their efforts to bring commonsense liquor reform to Pennsylvania,” Gleason said. “For far too […]

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Chairman Gleason Congratulates New Senate Republican Campaign Committee Chairman Scott Wagner

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the announcement of State Senator Scott Wagner as the new Chairman of the Senate Republican Campaign Committee (SRCC). “The Senate Republican Campaign Committee will be in good hands with Senator Scott Wagner at the helm,” Gleason said. “Senator Wagner is a […]

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Tarah Toohil Recognized As Elected Woman Of Excellence

Hazleton Standard Speaker State Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Township, announced that the National Foundation for Women Legislators has named her as one of its 2014 Elected Women of Excellence Award winners. This award was established in 2013 as part of the foundation’s 75th anniversary to honor the hard work and dedication of women leaders […]

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HD-170: Republicans Officially Nominate White For Special Election

Politics PA Nick Field “Martina White is the type of person I will need to join me in the Majority Caucus in Harrisburg to advocate for Northeast Philadelphia,” stated Philly GOP Chairman and State Representative John Taylor. “It is rare to find a candidate that has the combination of tenacity, creativity and intellect that Martina […]

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ICYMI: Harrisburg Patriot-News: In A Big Tent Moment, Pennsylvania’s House Republican Caucus Gets Its First African-American Member In More Than 20 Years

Freshman state Rep. Harry Lewis Jr. is creating a “big tent” moment for Pennsylvania Republicans. For the first time in 20 years, the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus will include a Republican member. And the Pennsylvania House Republicans will have an African-American in their number. Lewis, a retired principal and longtime head track coach at Coatesville […]

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Send Tom McGarrigle To The State Senate

Editorial Delaware County Daily Times McGarrigle’s experience at both the municipal and county level give him an edge over Kane, who is making his first run for public office. We hope — if elected — McGarrigle continues that independent streak, and is willing to reach across the aisle in an attempt to get things done, […]

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Newcomer Bartolotta Deserves Chance To Shake Up Status Quo

Editorial Beaver County Times She has hammered Solobay throughout the campaign on the amount of money he receives in per diems and thinks that too many Harrisburg legislators have gotten comfortable with job perks that many of their constituents don’t enjoy. She thinks that legislators should be required to provide immediate online information as to […]

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Scarnati, Causer Announce Passage Of Bill To Honor Potter County Veterans

NorthcentralPA.com HARRISBURG — The General Assembly has unanimously passed legislation to re-name three Potter County Bridges in honor of local WWII and Vietnam Veterans, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Martin Causer (R-67). Senate Bill 1401¬†was introduced in the Senate by Senator Scarnati and amended in the House by Representative […]

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Christiana Applauds School District Of Philadelphia For Implementing SchoolWATCH

As a leading advocate for increased transparency, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) today applauded the School District of Philadelphia for its recent decision to add salary information to the compilation of data it currently makes available to the public online. With the help of Open Data Philly, the district has published 10 sets of data on […]

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Will John Kane Return His Iron Workers’ Contributions?

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement about 26th Senatorial District Democrat candidate John Kane’s campaign contributions from a PAC connected to Ironworkers Local 401, whose leadership was recently indicted on numerous federal charges ranging from extortion to arson. “The people of the 26th district have big questions […]

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