Category: Politics

Westmoreland County Commissioner Courtney, Hempfield Twp. Supervisor Doug Weimer speak on Commonwealth Day of Truth

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GREENSBURG, PA — Westmoreland County Commissioner Tyler Courtney and Hempfield Township Supervisor Doug Weimer released the following statement as part of the PA GOP’s statewide Commonwealth Day of Truth regarding Pennsylvania’s natural gas impact fee. “Here in Westmoreland County we have been able to use the Act 13 money to achieve vital services for our…

PA GOP says Tom Wolf and Barack Obama are wrong for Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s campaign event with Michelle Obama. “Tom Wolf wants to bring the Obama philosophy of more taxes, more government and more Obamacare to Pennsylvania,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf believes Pennsylvanians should open up their pockets to pay more to…

Wolf campaign doubles down on attack on PA National Guard

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HARRISBURG, PA — Wolf’s Campaign for a Fresh Start spokesman Mike Mikus says his offensive comments regarding veterans did not address “today’s guard.” The Fresh Start spokesman recently equated joining the PA National Guard with dodging the draft. Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the Wolf campaign’s continued attacks…

Wolf OK with women on campaign trail, but not as leaders of his company

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s record on women’s issues. “If Tom Wolf was serious about gathering women’s input on important issues, his company wouldn’t have had an all-male Board of Directors,” Sweeney said. “Tom Wolf claimed to have ‘women in spades’ in…

Will Hillary Clinton address Tom Wolf’s ‘Women in Spades’ problem?

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Hillary Clinton’s announced visit to Philadelphia. “Tom Wolf’s agenda, which includes higher taxes on working families, is losing support with women,” Sweeney said. “This spring, Tom Wolf claimed that his company’s leadership had ‘women in spades,’ even though women…

PA GOP releases new web video

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HARRISBURG, PA — The Republican Party of Pennsylvania has released a new web video detailing Tom Wolf’s repeated attempts to duck questions about the details of his own policy proposals at last week’s debate in Hershey. Entitled “#IDK,” the video provides the highlights of Secretary Wolf’s numerous attempts to avoid discussions about any of his…

PA’s unemployment rate remains below national average

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Pennsylvania’s August’s unemployment numbers. “Under Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate remains lower than the national average,” Gleason said. “When Governor Corbett took office, he was faced with a $4.2 billion budget deficit and an unemployment rate above 8 percent….

Joe Sestak touts extreme liberal agenda in Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the PA Democrat Party’s Jefferson Jackson Dinner. “Joe Sestak’s extreme liberal platform hasn’t changed since the voters rejected him nearly four years ago,” Gleason said “During his time in Washington, Joe Sestak helped President Obama push through his agenda of…

Gore should welcome open inquiry

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Reporters must be free to ask any questions they like By Tom Harris Starting at noon Eastern Time on Tuesday, former Vice President Al Gore will be presenting his fourth annual ‘24 Hours of Reality.’ Broadcast to millions of people, the event is “dedicated to sparking action on climate change.”