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HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason was not surprised to hear Tom Wolf advocate for higher income taxes on Pennsylvania families. “Tom Wolf’s only answer for Pennsylvania is raising taxes,” Gleason said. “Instead of addressing Pennsylvania’s $47 billion pension crisis, Tom Wolf has decided to play a shell game with the tax [...] Read More
PennLive has removed from its website a July 25 column that included an item about the state Republican Party’s announcement of its new African-American Inclusion Director. PA Media Group agrees with a complaint by state GOP Chairman Rob Gleason that the item was inappropriate and offensive. The column, by Deputy Opinion Editor Matt Zencey, was [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Today, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason sent a letter to Pennsylvania Media Group Director of Content Mike Feely regarding the offensive column of Deputy Opinion Editor Matt Zencey. “In an article, dated July 25, 2014, Deputy Opinion Editor Matt Zencey noted the announcement of the PA GOP’s new African-American Inclusion Director [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding comments made by state Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review editorial board regarding the Democrats’ efforts to depress Republican turnout this November. “Senator Costa’s admission that Democrats are trying to keep Republicans from voting this November is [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding state Senator Andy Dinniman’s outburst at protesters yesterday in West Chester. “When it comes to the toughest issues facing Pennsylvania, Democrats like state Senator Andy Dinniman are admitting they are taking a pass just like their standard bearer, Tom Wolf,” Gleason [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s hypocrisy regarding Pennsylvania’s worsening pension crisis. “Tom Wolf’s opposition to pension reform doesn’t extend to his own organization,” Sweeney said. “While Tom Wolf opposes shifting new employees to a 401(k) plan if they’re paid by the taxpayers, he [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Democrat gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s continued refusal to address Pennsylvania’s $47 billion state pension crisis. “Tom Wolf doesn’t seem to understand that serving as Governor means making tough decisions,” Sweeney said. “Our state’s pension crisis is crippling our school districts [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason was proud to announce Ryan Sanders as the PA GOP’s new African-American Inclusion Director.  As part of the GOP’s effort to build a permanent ground operation, the PA GOP will work in partnership with the Republican National Committee to ensure a year-round presence in African-American communities. [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Pennsylvania’s latest jobs numbers. “Tom Corbett’s policies have created a culture of job growth in Pennsylvania,” Gleason said. “Today’s jobs report is great news for our Commonwealth. When Governor Corbett was sworn into office, he was faced with an unemployment rateover 8%.  [...] Read More
A handful of hospitals in the mid-state face penalties for not meeting requirements set forth by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.  It could mean higher bills for you. The new Obamacare standards start in the fall and stand to cost Pennsylvania hospitals $19 million.  Based on preliminary numbers, five Central Pa. hospitals [...] Read More