Category: Politics

PEG PAC endorses Judge Emil Giordano for Superior Court

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HARRISBURG, PA — PEG PAC, the affiliated political action committee of the Pennsylvania Business Council (PBC) and the state’s oldest pro-business political action committee, today announced its endorsement of Northampton County Judge Emil Giordano for Superior Court. “Judge Giordano would bring to the Superior Court a wealth of trial court experience that will serve him…

PA GOP statement on the Fourth of July

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement in honor of the Fourth of July. “Today, Americans all across this country pause to celebrate the birth of the greatest nation in the history of the world,” Gleason said. “Pennsylvania holds a special place in our American history as the…

PA GOP on Governor Wolf’s veto of liquor privatization

HARRISBURG, PA — In response to Governor Wolf’s veto of HB 466, also known as the liquor privatization bill, PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “Governor Tom Wolf has chosen to say no to the historic and much-needed reform of our antiquated liquor system,” Gleason said. “The liquor privatization bill that Governor…

Wolf’s worst fears about the budget

HARRISBURG, PA — In response to Governor Wolf’s veto of the Republicans’ taxpayers’ budget, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania has released a web ad highlighting the Wolf’s worst fears about the budget. “This week, Governor Tom Wolf chose to the special interests of his liberal benefactors over the needs of Pennsylvanians this week when he…

Governor Wolf chooses liberal special interests over taxpayers

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to veto the Republicans’ Taxpayer Budget. “Republicans in the state Senate and state House have taken clear actions that will improve the lives of families across Pennsylvania by passing a ‘Taxpayers Budget,’’ Gleason said. “Tonight, Governor…

Opinion: EPA skips important climate conference

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Obama listening to only one side of global warming debate By Tom Harris Over the past 20 years, the American government has spent millions of dollars sending representatives to United Nations climate change conferences. While the public are advised to walk, bicycle, and take the bus more to cut back on greenhouse gas emissions, hundreds…

Tom Wolf’s top budget priority: higher taxes

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s continued refusal to take part in substantive budget discussions with the State Senate and State House. “It’s become clear that Governor Tom Wolf’s top budget priority is raising taxes,” Sweeney said. “For months, Tom Wolf has traveled…

Pat Toomey still in the lead over Joe Sestak

HARRISBURG, PA — Pat Toomey is continuing to hold double-digit leads over his Democrat opponents in the 2016 race for the U.S. Senate. According to a new poll released today by Quinnipiac University, Senator Toomey is leading Democrat opponent Joe Sestak by a margin of 47 to 36 percent. The survey also finds Senator Toomey…

PA GOP holds successful 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Republicans from across the country are leaving the 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference energized and ready to help candidates win elections in November. The Conference, which ran from Thursday until Saturday afternoon, featured speakers such as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Republican National Committee Co-Chair Sharon Day, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, former…

Former New York Governor George Pataki to speak in Philly at Republican conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Former New York Governor George Pataki is confirmed to open the 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference on Thursday. Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason said, “Governor George Pataki has a proven track record of putting Republican principles into action in government,” Gleason said. “As Governor of New York, George Pataki showed…

Campaign Reset: Hillary Clinton hopes to distract voters from bad headlines

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Hillary Clinton’s “campaign relaunch” event in New York City. “All of the campaign resets and relaunches in the world won’t change Hillary Clinton’s role in the failed policies of the Obama Administration,” said Gleason. “From her ardent support of Obamacare…