Governor’s Office News

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 ... Read More
“Governor Tom Wolf has an extremely liberal record when it comes to the War on Coal.  Not only does Tom Wolf support President Obama’s War on Coal, he wants to impose even more regulations on our energy industry. The new EPA attack on our coal industry will cause energy prices to skyrocket ,and put tens ... Read More
“After intentionally ducking questions from the specifics of his plan to raise taxes as a candidate, Tom Wolf unveiled a drastic proposal to raise the income tax by 40%. Governor Tom Wolf’s budget increases government spending while raising taxes on families across all income levels. It’s time for Tom Wolf to trying to force Pennsylvanians ... Read More
“After promising not to raise the sales tax as a candidate, Governor Tom Wolf is campaigning to raise drastically raise the sales tax. For Governor Tom Wolf, however, raising the existing sales tax isn’t enough of a cash grab. Tom Wolf has called for major new sales taxes on everything from diapers and day care ... Read More
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 ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s move to appoint Marcus Brown as Director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security. “It’s a shame to watch Governor Tom Wolf use the Office of Homeland Security as a pawn in some political game,” Sweeney said. ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding news that Governor Tom Wolf has been named the most liberal governor in America by research website FindTheBest with research from OnTheIssues. The findings were published on The Huffington Post website. “Governor Tom Wolf’s extreme liberal agenda is now turning heads ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 — ... Read More
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 ... Read More