Press Releases

HARRISBURG, (October 6, 2015) – The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small-business association, today announced its endorsements in the upcoming election to fill three vacancies on the state Supreme Court. “Small businesses are the driving force behind Pennsylvania’s economy — producing high-quality products, services, and jobs,” said Kevin Shivers, executive state director ... Read More
“Tom Wolf keeps breaking his campaign promises at the expense of Pennsylvania families.  On the campaign trail, Tom Wolf to promised not to raise or expand the state sales tax, only to spend his first nine months in office calling for a 10% hike and new taxes on diapers, day care, and even nursing homes. ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Once again, Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed a Republican short-term budget plan which sought to provide emergency state funding to schools and social services throughout the Commonwealth, continuing the budget crisis he created. The move comes nearly three months after Governor Tom Wolf decided to completely veto a budget that funded increased schools ... Read More
MANHEIM, Pa. — Today, the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Pennsylvania announced their endorsement of Judge Anne Covey and Judge Judy Olson for Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Because of their strong experience in construction, labor, and employment issues and their commitment to judicial excellence, Judge Covey and Judge Olson earned the support of the free ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement welcoming His Holiness Pope Francis to Pennsylvania. “I want to welcome His Holiness Pope Francis and everyone who is visiting our area for the 2015 World Meeting of Families to our wonderful Commonwealth,” Gleason said. “We are blessed to have a summit ... Read More
  Harrisburg — PEG PAC, the affiliated political action committee of the Pennsylvania Business Council (PBC) and the state’s oldest pro-business PAC, today announced its endorsement of Superior Court Judge Judy Olson for Supreme Court. “Judge Judy Olson will bring a well-crafted legal mind and a studious background to the state Supreme Court,” said David ... Read More
HARRISBURG – In observance of Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown today, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “Yom Kippur is a time of contemplation and atonement for members of our Jewish communities. This period of fasting and consideration can provide an opportunity for all Pennsylvanians to reflect on our ... Read More
The Pennsylvania Home Builders Association Political Action Committee has endorsed the Republican nominee for Commonwealth Court Paul Lalley. “The Pennsylvania Builders Association is proud to endorse Paul Lalley for Commonwealth Court,” the organization stated. “We strongly believe that the Commonwealth Court will benefit from Paul Lalley’s passion for the law, experience and integrity. We are ... Read More
You’d think a former businessman would know the art of compromise. What Gov. Tom Wolf has offered state legislative leaders is no compromise at all. The Democratic governor says he wants the Republicans who control the General Assembly to give him a severance tax on shale drilling, more money for education and options for property ... Read More
HARRISBURG – The Republican judicial ticket of Supreme Court candidates Judge Judy Olson, Judge Mike George, Judge Anne Covey, Superior Court candidate Judge Emil Giordano and Commonwealth Court candidate Paul Lalley spoke to the packed audience of Party activists at the PA GOP’s Fall Meeting in Harrisburg today. The team, who was endorsed by the ... Read More