Category: Politics

ICYMI: Superior Court candidate Judge Emil Giordano earns endorsement of ABC Eastern Pa. Chapter

BETHLEHEM, PA — The Emil Giordano for Superior Court Committee is proud to announce Judge Giordano has earned the endorsement of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pa. Chapter. “Giordano has demonstrated his strong commitment to community and free enterprise values. It is evident that he understands the construction industry and the merit philosophy…

Wolf tax hikes include “filing your taxes” tax

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s proposed 6.6% sales tax hike on accounting services. “Filing taxes will get a lot more expensive for Pennsylvanians if the Tom Wolf tax hikes are passed,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf wants to impose new taxes on everything from…

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to speak at Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason confirm that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will address the attendees of the 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference, which will be taking place at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel from June 18th through June 20th. “We’re proud to confirm New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as…

Hillary Clinton asks for an Obama third term

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Hillary Clinton’s latest campaign announcement. On Sunday, “Hillary Clinton kicked off her campaign to continue the failed policies of Barack Obama,” Gleason said. “From her strong support of Obamacare to her legacy as the architect of Obama’s disastrous foreign policy,…

Wolf Administration to PASSHE schools: Support the Wolf tax hikes … or else

HARRISBURG, PA — In response to the Wolf Administration’s efforts to strong-arm the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) Board of Governors into supporting the Wolf tax hikes, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement. “Tom Wolf is playing shady political games with the educational futures of 110,000 students,”…

Supreme Court Candidate Judge Mike George attends Westmoreland County Republican Committee Lincoln Day Dinner

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NORTH HUNTINGDON, PA — PA GOP Supreme Court candidate Judge Mike George visited the Stratigo’s Banquet Centre Wednesday evening to attend the Westmoreland County Republican Committee’s Lincoln Day Dinner. When asked about his judicial philosophy, Judge George, who currently serves as President Judge of the Adams County Court of Common Pleas, noted the importance of…

What Changed, Joe Sestak?

Sestak Returned Contribution from Indicted Donor in 2010, But Refuses to Return $5,000 Donation from Indicted Senator Now HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Joe Sestak’s policy regarding campaign contributions from indicted individuals. “Why has Joe Sestak suddenly flip-flopped on accepting money from indicted donors?” Sweeney…

Poll shows Clinton’s numbers plummeting in PA

HARRISBURG, PA — It may have been April Fool’s Day yesterday, but Hillary Clinton’s plummeting poll numbers are no laughing matter. A recently released Quinnipiac poll outlines the damage that Hillary Clinton’s ongoing email scandal has done to her credibility and trustworthiness among Pennsylvania voters. As Quinnipiac University Poll assistant director Tim Malloy said, “A…

Earth Hour based on a myth

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Time to kick climate campaigners off the stage By Tom Harris Earth Hour 2015 demonstrates how radical climate activists are ruining the credibility of the environmental movement. Rather than concentrating on sensible objectives we can accomplish such as reducing real air, land and water pollution, protecting species at risk, and conserving scarce resources, Earth Hour…

Rick Santorum confirmed to speak at 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Former United States Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum is confirmed to speak at the 2015 Northeast Leadership Conference, which will take place at the Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel from June 18th through June 20th. “Rick Santorum has dedicated his life to standing up on behalf of conservative values,” Gleason said. “Whether…

Martina White wins 170th District Special Election

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Martina White’s victory in the 170th State House District Special Election in Philadelphia. “Congratulations to Martina White on becoming the first newly elected Republican to represent a Philadelphia-based State House District in twenty-five years,” Gleason said. “Martina White’s strong work…

Obamacare at five: Costing jobs, raising taxes, causing premiums to skyrocket

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the fifth anniversary of Obamacare. “Five years ago today, President Obama signed the largest tax increase in American history into law,” Gleason said. “President Obama and Congressional Democrats lied to the American people when they said that if you liked…

Obamacare five years later: Sestak voted for Obamacare but didn’t think it went far enough

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the fifth anniversary of former Congressman Joe Sestak’s vote in favor of Obamacare. “Five years ago, Joe Sestak’s only complaint about Obamacare was that it didn’t go far enough,” Sweeney said. “At such a pivotal moment in our country’s…