Press Releases

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 – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Hillary Clinton’s latest campaign announcement. “Today, Hillary Clinton kicked off her campaign to continue the failed policies of Barack Obama,” Gleason said. “From her strong support of Obamacare to her legacy as the architect of Obama’s disastrous foreign policy, Hillary Clinton ... 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
Sestak Returned Contribution from Indicted Donor in 2010, But Refuses to Return $5,000 Donation from Indicted Senator Now HARRISBURG- Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Joe Sestak’s policy regarding campaign contributions from indicted individuals. “Why has Joe Sestak suddenly flip-flopped on accepting money from indicted donors?” Sweeney asked. ... 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
HARRISBURG –   Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement in observance of Easter. “Today, Christians around our Commonwealth and our world joyously celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ,” Gleason said. “Easter is a time of great hope as we celebrate God’s everlasting love for the world. “On behalf of the Republican ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement in observance of Passover. “The powerful story of Passover appeals to all people, regardless of religion. As the Book of Exodus recounts, Moses and the Jewish people, once oppressed in slavery, gained freedom and liberty. As our Jewish friends and neighbors around the ... Read More
Martina White made history Tuesday night by winning a special election for a Pennsylvania House seat — the first time a Republican won an open General Assembly seat in Philadelphia in 25 years. White, 26, became the 120th Republican in the House, part of the largest GOP majority in the state since 1958 and including ... Read More
No, the above headline is not a typo. Philadelphia has been a Democratic stronghold for decades, but proposed tax increases at the city and state level gave Republicans a breakthrough victory last night in a special election for a state house seat. Martina White, a 26-year-old financial planner, just became only the second elected GOP ... Read More
The Democrats have yet to realize they are in free fall, dragged down by the anchor that is the unsuccessful reign of Barack Obama. Despite evidence to the contrary from all across the country, where the president’s party and its allies continue to suffer unexpected electoral defeats and are frequently on the losing end of ... Read More