Category: Politics

When will Tom Wolf admit he was wrong?

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney called on Secretary Tom Wolf to withdraw his support of the legal defense fund he founded on behalf of former State Representative Stephen Stetler, who was convicted on felony counts of public corruption. “Tom Wolf has stubbornly refused to accept the truth about Stephen…

Tom Wolf’s campaign committee accused of violating PA’s Election Code

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HARRISBURG, PA — After Tom Wolf’s campaign committee known as Campaign for a Fresh Start sent out another email in violation of Pennsylvania’s Election Code Wednesday night, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s attitude towards Pennsylvania’s laws. “The Wolf team’s intentional evasion of the merits of this…

Election complaint filed against Tom Wolf and campaign committees

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason and Vice Chair Joyce Haas filed an official election complaint with Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele outlining the ways in which Tom Wolf and his campaign committees are intentionally violating Pennsylvania’s Election Code. “Both of Tom Wolf’s political action committees are operating in violation…

Obama and Wolf’s war on coal hurting PA jobs

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement about the War on Coal’s effect on the Pennsylvania economy. “The War on Coal is costing hundreds of Pennsylvanians their jobs and endangering the livelihoods of thousands more,” Gleason said. “The War on Coal is putting the jobs of every coal…

Tom Wolf attacks running mate Mike Stack in new ad

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s recent attack on the transportation bill in a new television ad. “Yesterday, Tom Wolf praised Governor Corbett and the General Assembly for passing a transportation plan. Today, he’s attacking Governor Corbett for the very same plan on…

Why did Tom Wolf ship jobs out of Pennsylvania?

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s visit to Erie this week. “When it comes to manufacturing jobs, Tom Wolf’s actions don’t match his rhetoric,” Sweeney said. “As the head of a Delaware-based corporation, Tom Wolf outsourced manufacturing jobs to other states, a fact…

PA GOP Chairman appointed to new RNC Standing Committee on Presidential Primary Debates

HARRISBURG, PA — In preparation for the groundbreaking 2016 Presidential Primary, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has appointed PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason to the RNC’s Standing Committee on Presidential Primary Debates. The 13-member Committee is tasked with developing a schedule of sanctioned presidential primary debates for the first time in Republican history.

Tom Wolf has a pension plan … for Stephen Stetler

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s efforts to help convicted felon Stephen Stetler receive a pension. “Tom Wolf has spent more time working on getting a corrupt official his pension than developing his own plan to address Pennsylvania’s $47 billion pension crisis,” Sweeney…

Wolf plays politics with achools

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s attempt to politicize Governor Corbett’s announcement of funding for Philadelphia schools. “Tom Wolf proved that he is just another politician,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf has spent months lying about Governor Corbett’s record on state education spending, so it’s…

Pennsylvania State Police will fight Justice Department attack on cadet physical fitness standards

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The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will challenge a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that accuses the state police of discriminating against females in its hiring practices. HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will challenge a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that accuses the state police…

Another glitch filled government health site goes down

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has temporarily suspended the verification system for its soon-to-be-unveiled website listing payments to physicians from drug and medical device companies. The move came after at least one doctor discovered that the site attributed payments to him that actually were made to another doctor with the same name.