Governor’s Office News

HARRISBURG – PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement on Pennsylvania’s Tax Freedom Day, the day when Pennsylvanians have collectively earned enough money to pay this year’s federal, state and local taxes. “Today, Pennsylvanians finally begin to work for themselves and not the government,” PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason said.  “It is terrible ... Read More
HARRISBURG – PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement marking Tax Day 2016. “Today we observe Tax Day at a time when Pennsylvanians are faced with higher taxes than ever before,” Gleason said. “From Washington to Harrisburg, liberal Democrats are trying to force Pennsylvania’s working families to foot their bill for a far-left ... Read More
HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the end of Governor Tom Wolf’s nine month political stunt with Pennsylvania’s budget. “Finally, Tom Wolf has given up playing his nine month long political game,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf had publicly said he would veto this latest budget plan, which ... Read More
After Months of Blocking Access to McGinty’s Emails, It’s Time for Transparency HARRISBURG — Once again, Governor Tom Wolf’s office is refusing to release 15,000 pages of emails from former Chief of Staff Katie McGinty. An initial request was made for the emails in July of 2015. To date, only 71 out of 15,000 pages ... Read More
“Given Katie McGinty’s track record of financially benefiting from the revolving door between the public and private sectors and ethics problems, it’s important to ask questions about her time as Governor Tom Wolf’s Chief of Staff. Seven months after she ditched Pennsylvania in the middle of a budget crisis, questions about Katie McGinty’s emails remain ... Read More
“Katie McGinty has a history of ethics problems while serving in government, so it’s important for the public to know what she was doing with our taxpayer dollars while Chief of Staff to Governor Tom Wolf. Since Katie McGinty jetted off to Martha’s Vineyard to meet with the Washington establishment about her campaign in the ... Read More
“Once again, Tom Wolf hits the campaign trail while Pennsylvania’s schools continue to suffer. For months, Tom Wolf has held our schoolchildren hostage looking for a ransom of higher taxes. Now, Governor Wolf is unveiling new spending on a pet project that gives government a raise while school districts are preparing to close. It is ... Read More
HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement following Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement that he is being treated for prostate cancer. “Our Party may battle on policy issues with Governor Tom Wolf, but we join him in his battle against prostate cancer,” Gleason said. “On behalf of the entire Republican ... Read More
“Katie McGinty has profited from her trips through the revolving door between the public and private sectors while leaving a path of disaster in her wake. McGinty is a former government official who used her position to direct taxpayer funds to her future corporate employers. If Pennsylvanians couldn’t trust Katie McGinty in Harrisburg, how could ... Read More
HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the resignation of Governor Tom Wolf’s Secretary of Policy and Planning. “All the staff shakeups in the world won’t change Governor Tom Wolf’s role in single-handedly withholding billions of dollars from our schools and social services. As his poll numbers ... Read More