PAGOP Reads: Blue Slips Become Issue in Senate

  Written By: Paul Engelkemier, PoliticsPA Date: July 11, 2017 “Republicans at the national and state level are targeting Democratic Senators who have been withholding “blue slips” and preventing federal appeals court nominees from moving forward in the Senate. ” “Senator Bob Casey is one of the Senators who has been withholding his blue slip on […]

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PA GOP Chairman on Bob Casey Federal Judicial Nominee Obstruction

STATEMENT:   “Sadly, Bob Casey continues to embrace his far-left ‘resistance leader’ status. His newest form of obstruction —  refusing to return his blue slip for our highly qualified Keystone State nominee — is a disservice to Pennsylvania and its citizens. It’s a shame that Bob Casey is more concerned with covering his left flank than responsible governing.” […]

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PAGOP Reads: Record Number of Americans Employed in June

  Written By: Ali Meyer Date: July 7, 2017 “The number of employed Americans hit a record high of 153,168,000 in June, according to latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.” “There were 245,000 more Americans who gained employment over the month and more individuals joined the labor force as well.”     […]

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Chairman DiGiorgio Statement on President Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

HARRISBURG — Today, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Val DiGiorgio released the following statement on President Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity: “Voting irregularities and election fraud are not myths in Pennsylvania — I have personally witnessed both while working in Philadelphia as a Republican committeeman and on several campaigns. “I applaud the president and the […]

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PAGOP Reads: Pat Toomey is saving Medicaid- here’s how

  Written By: David N. Taylor, PennLive Date: June 30, 2017 “Toomey is giving us the unvarnished truth and is saving Medicaid as he does so.” “He is also living up to promises he made to Pennsylvanians: repealing and replacing Obamacare and putting our safety net programs on a sustainable fiscal path.”

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PA GOP Chairman Statement on Seth Williams Federal Corruption Plea Deal

HARRISBURG — Today, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Val DiGiorgio released the following statement on Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’ federal corruption plea deal:   “Having known Seth Williams since high school, today’s news is especially sad. Unfortunately, the result of Philadelphia’s several decade old one-party rule has been widespread corruption. A lack of accountability from public officials has bred this culture of corruption, something […]

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PA GOP Chairman Statement on Supreme Court Travel Decision

“The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision is a clear victory for our Constitution, the rule of law, and our national security. President Trump’s primary responsibility, as Commander-in-Chief, is to keep the American people safe. Today’s ruling reaffirms his authority to protect our homeland.   “By upholding a travel suspension for the six most terror-ridden countries and allowing the […]

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