Press Releases

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
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the recent TV ads from Democrat-allied Liberal Political Action Committee NextGen Climate Action Committee – Pennsylvania. “Now that millionaire Tom Wolf bought his the Democrat nomination, he’s turning to liberal billionaires like Tom Steyer to fight his battles for him,” [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the recommendation of Cleveland as the location of the 2016 Republican National Convention by the RNC’s Site Selection Committee. “Congratulations to National Chairman Reince Priebus, the RNC Site Selection members, Ohio State Chairman Matt Borges, Ohio National Committee Members Bob Bennett [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s “Made in Pennsylvania” manufacturing tour. “If Tom Wolf wants to bring more manufacturing jobs to Pennsylvania, perhaps he should start with his own organization,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf has spent weeks talking about Pennsylvania’s growing manufacturing sector, but it [...] Read More
“Today, we’re proud to commemorate the birthday of the greatest nation in history,” Gleason said.  “As the home of countless important moments in America’s history, Pennsylvania has played a key role in our nation’s ongoing pursuit of freedom, liberty and opportunity. “We remember the brave men and women who are defending our nation both at [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the passing of Richard Mellon Scaife today. “Dick Scaife is one of the finest Americans I have ever met. He spent a lifetime working to defend our country’s values and inform his community,” Gleason said. “Dick Scaife was a passionate advocate [...] Read More
The leadership of the association for district attorneys in Pennsylvania on Tuesday criticized state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane for comments that “disparaged” the prosecutors who convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky. The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, in a statement endorsed by its executive committee, said that recommendations made by a law professor who investigated the [...] Read More