Governor’s Office News

HARRISBURG – After learning that Governor Tom Wolf believes that Pennsylvania’s biggest economic problem is “low self-esteem,” Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement. “Governor Tom Wolf continues to prove just how out of touch he is with Pennsylvania families,” Sweeney said. “Every day, millions of Pennsylvanians are working hard [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – After learning that Governor Tom Wolf was using his latest Obamacare announcement as a fundraising tool, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “Tom Wolf promised to be a ‘different kind of Governor,’ but his actions are not matching his rhetoric,” Gleason said. “Governor Tom Wolf couldn’t wait to [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to bring more Obamacare to Pennsylvania. “Today, Governor Tom Wolf decided to put his liberal ideology ahead of the healthcare of Pennsylvania’s families,” Sweeney said. “Governor Tom Wolf has been vocal in his support for Obamacare [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – In response to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s report that detailed Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to give huge salary increases to his top officials, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “As one of his first acts in office, Governor Tom Wolf is digging into taxpayers’ pockets a little deeper for [...] Read More
Another Week, Another Embarrassing Whoops for Wolf HARRISBURG – In response to Governor Tom Wolf rescinding his support for Treasurer Rob McCord amid reports of an investigation into the alleged theft of campaign dollars, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement. “The Wolf administration’s stumbles continued this week with embarrassing [...] Read More
Nicole Radzievich Allentown Morning Call Kaitie Burger’s love affair with the online retailer Zulily began a little more than a year ago on a tip from a friend. The young company started out as a discount site with mainly children’s clothing and gear marketed to moms. But Burger, who has no children, found herself browsing [...] Read More
Kathy Boccella Philadelphia Inquirer Gov. Corbett announced Tuesday that Apple Inc. would provide a free online educational resource through iTunes that features courses and other programs, such as algebra 1, biology, and English language arts, the core-curriculum subjects that students must pass in order to graduate from high school. In an appearance at Concord Elementary [...] Read More
Kent Jackson Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice State pension debt is rising at an unsustainable level, creating a problem that the government can’t tax its way out of, Gov. Tom Corbett said Thursday in Sugarloaf Township. Corbett asked diners at Tom’s Kitchen to press their lawmakers to change pension rules before the costs drive up school taxes [...] Read More
Bill O’Boyle Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Gov. Tom Corbett came to Luzerne County Thursday to tout his reform plan for the financially strained state pension system. “All you have to do is look at the numbers,” Corbett said. “It’s a problem.” Corbett was at Tom’s Country Kitchen on Route 93 in Sugarloaf to continue his statewide tour to [...] Read More
Steve Twedt Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Saying “the fear-mongering needs to stop,” Gov. Tom Corbett announced Monday that he has created a “Patients First” leadership team to address the ongoing contract dispute between Pittsburgh health care giants Highmark and UPMC. Mr. Corbett said he has directed state insurance commissioner Michael Consedine and Department of Health Secretary Michael [...] Read More