Governor’s Office News

HARRISBURG – The Wolf Administration was found to have “no figures” to back up their attempts to downplay the disastrous effects of the Wolf tax hikes on nursing home care, according to a report on PennLive.com. The news comes just days after Governor Tom Wolf admitted that a key portion of his campaign of his ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tax Freedom Day, also known as the day when Pennsylvanians have collectively earned enough money to pay this year’s federal, state and local taxes. “Tom Wolf’s tax hikes would make it even more challenging for Pennsylvanians to pay off their taxes next ... Read More
The war of words between legislative Republicans and Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration regarding the governor’s budget proposal picked up Thursday with the release of the Independent Fiscal Office’s analysis of Wolf’s spending plan. The reason for the escalation? The IFO’s analysis shows that every income bracket in Pennsylvania will end up paying more taxes under ... Read More
HARRISBURG – 39th District State Senator Kim Ward, 56th District State Representative George Dunbar, 59th District State Representative Mike Reese, and Seton Hill University student Penny Fjellanger spoke out against the Tom Wolf tax hikes today at the Westmoreland County Republican Committee Headquarters in Greensburg. Governor Tom Wolf’s budget includes a proposed 20% increase in ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s proposed 6.6% sales tax hike on accounting services. “Filing taxes will get a lot more expensive for Pennsylvanians if the Tom Wolf tax hikes are passed,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf wants to impose new taxes on everything from diapers ... Read More
HARRISBURG – In response to the Wolf Administration’s efforts to strong-arm the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) Board of Governors into supporting the Wolf tax hikes, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement. “Tom Wolf is playing shady political games with the educational futures of 110,000 students,” Sweeney ... Read More
Phillies and Pirates Tickets Will Cost More Under Wolf’s Budget HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement about Governor Wolf’s proposal to raise baseball ticket prices. “If Tom Wolf has his way, baseball tickets in Pennsylvania are about to get more expensive,” Sweeney said. “Baseball tickets are just ... Read More
World-renowned biologist Leroy Hood once said “If you focus on the smallest details, you never get the big picture right.” When focusing on the big picture of long-term care in Pennsylvania, we must remember one basic premise: most senior care is provided and/or paid for by families, not Medicaid or the Lottery. In Pennsylvania, families ... Read More
  To listen to Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack admit that Pennsylvanians may find the Wolf tax hikes “annoying and frustrating,” please click here. HARRISBURG – After learning that Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack mentioned that many Pennsylvania consumers would find the new sales taxes on items such as Tylenol and Advil “frustrating and annoying,” PA GOP Communications Director ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed FY 2015-16 Budget. “Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal will wreck the family budget of millions of Pennsylvanians,” Gleason said. “Governor Wolf spent his entire campaign hiding the details of his plan to raise taxes, and now we ... Read More