Press Releases

When it comes to lying about campaign contributions, it looks like Hillary Clinton is taking a page out of the Katie McGinty playbook. Over the past week, both Katie McGinty and Hillary Clinton lied on camera about accepting campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry. While Hillary made her dubious claim yesterday afternoon, McGinty ... Read More
“America’s Most Liberal Governor” Claims to Support More Funding for Schools After Vetoing $3 Billion in December HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s latest attempt to divert attention away from his $3 billion cut to education. “Tom Wolf has single-handedly cut $3 billion ... Read More
“America’s Most Liberal Governor” Ignores His $3 Billion Cut From Schools HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s education proposal. “Tom Wolf lost all credibility when it comes to education when he single-handedly cut $3 billion from our school budgets,” Sweeney said. “Tom Wolf ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement today in celebration of Black History Month. “Today and throughout the coming month, our Commonwealth and nation will celebrate the many achievements and accomplishments of the members of our Black community,” Gleason said. “Since our Party’s founding by abolitionists, the Republican Party ... Read More
Gov. Tom Wolf”s recent line-item veto of supplemental funds for Pennsylvania hospitals – including Tyrone Hospital – is having a significant impact. The governor blue-lined those funds, which amount to $17.5 million in state funding and would trigger another $18.5 million in matching federal funds. The cuts included funding for 14 critical access hospitals in ... Read More
“Help me, Dad …” Those were Kate Steinle’s final words as she died in her father’s arms last July, bleeding to death from a gunshot wound. Kate and her father were walking arm-in-arm on a San Francisco pier when suddenly a gunman opened fire, killing Kate. What is truly maddening is that the shooter should ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the passing of former State Party Chair Martha Bell Schoeninger, the first woman to be elected as Chair of either major Party in Pennsylvania. “Martha Bell Schoeninger was a trailblazer in Pennsylvania politics,” Gleason said. “Starting as a precinct captain, Martha’s ... Read More
North Wales, Pa. — A new microsite launched today by StateImpact Pennsylvania, a collaboration between local NPR affiliates, highlights Katie McGinty’s vast experience with the revolving door. The new project, titled “Energy, Environment & PA’s Blurred Lines,” helps illustrate just how many times McGinty has overseen the energy industry as a government official, then gone ... Read More
HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s comment that he was “proud” of his work during the budget crisis. In speaking with reporters yesterday, Tom Wolf said, “The first thing I’d say is that… we don’t have a budget. And that on one hand is ... Read More
HARRISBURG — The Republican Party of Pennsylvania released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s first year in office. “Tom Wolf’s first year in office was a disaster for Pennsylvania’s families, schools and communities. Within days of taking office, Tom Wolf revealed that being a ‘different kind of governor’ meant using the Governor’s Office to settle ... Read More