Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Pa. business group endorses Tom Quigley in state House race
We must be getting close to Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania.
PEG PAC, the affiliated political action committee of the
Council and the state's oldest pro-business PAC, issued the following press release endorsing seven
incumbent members of the state House for re-election – three Republicans
and four Democrats.
PEG PAC endorsed:
• Democratic incumbents
Margo Davidson (164th) of Delaware County,
Patty Kim (103rd) of Dauphin County,
Jake Wheatley (19th) of Allegheny County and Jim Roebuck (188th) of Philadelphia.
seven House members all supported both the recent Transportation
overhaul legislation and the 'Apology' bill, a tort reform measure which
prohibits plaintiffs from
using most physician apologies against them in court," said PBC
President & CEO David W. Patti. All but Fleck are engaged in
competitive primaries – his primary opponent was recently removed from
the May ballot.
In addition, PEG PAC backed three GOP candidates
in House districts across the state:
a small business owner and member of the Burgettstown Area Community
Development Corporation, from the 46th District in Washington and
Allegheny counties who is vying to take on incumbent Rep.
East Marlborough Township Supervisor and former Chairman of the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission, Republican
Cuyler Walker, business owner and Partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP, running in the open 158th District in southern Chester County; and,
Former Rep. Tom Quigley, running to reclaim his seat in the 146th District in Montgomery County.
believe Ortitay, Walker and Quigley will be strong pro-business voices
in the state House," said Patti, who noted that all of the candidates
also received a financial
contribution from PEG PAC.
More about PEG PAC: Since
its founding in 1972, PEG PAC has worked to build a better Pennsylvania
by electing candidates for office who offer the best capacity to create
and sustain a better
Pennsylvania. PEG PAC supports candidates who are best for the business
community without regard to political party membership. PEG PAC
supports candidates for office with financial contributions, campaign
consulting, and grassroots action.
Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, May 20.
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Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason issued the following
statement on the fourth anniversary of the disastrous Obamacare plan
passed by Congressional Democrats:
years ago, President Obama and the Democrats rammed through legislation
which created health care insecurity for millions of Americans and
caused 250,000 Pennsylvanians to lose their health care coverage,"
Gleason said. "Over the course of the past four years, Pennsylvanians
have watched as Obamacare has hurt small businesses, costs jobs and
separated families from their doctors. It seems like each time we pull
back a layer of the Obamacare law, there is another disastrous
"Now, President Obama and the Democrats
are ignoring the Constitution and delaying provisions of ObamaCare by
fiat for blatant partisan political gain. No matter how hard the
Democrats wish away their role in Obamacare, voters will hold them
accountable for their role in this mess in November."
According to the Governor's Office, more than 250,000 Pennsylvanians have lost their health care coverage due to ObamaCare. (Office
of the Governor, "Governor Corbett Calls on President Obama for
Permanent Solutions to Affordable Care Act Issues and to Protect
Pennsylvanians' Health Care," 11/14/13)
Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the
following statement regarding the fourth anniversary of Obamacare.
“Four years ago, President Obama and the Democrats rammed through
legislation which created health care insecurity for millions of
Americans and caused 250,000 Pennsylvanians to lose their health care
coverage,” Gleason said. “Over the course of the past four years,
Pennsylvanians have watched as Obamacare has hurt small businesses,
costs jobs and separated families from their doctors. It seems like each
time we pull back a layer of the Obamacare law, there is another
“Now, President Obama and the Democrats are ignoring the Constitution
and delaying provisions of ObamaCare by fiat for blatant partisan
political gain. No matter how hard the Democrats wish away their role in
Obamacare, voters will hold them accountable for their role in this
mess in November.”
According to the Governor’s Office, more than 250,000 Pennsylvanians
have lost their health care coverage due to ObamaCare. (Office of the
Corbett Calls on President Obama for Permanent Solutions to Affordable
Care Act Issues and to Protect Pennsylvanians’ Health Care
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Al Gore weighs in on Pennsylvania governor's race
Here's a case where an endorsement could end up costing the candidate votes.
Global Warming charlatan Al Gore wants Pennsylvania residents to elect Democrat Katie McGinty as governor.
McGinty is one of eight Democrats seeking their party's nomination to run against incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.
Her ties to Gore go back to the 1980s. McGinty was environmental adviser to Gore's unsuccessful 2000 presidential
campaign. Before that, McGinty spent a decade working in Washington,
D.C., both in Gore’s Senate office, which she joined in 1989, and for
the Clinton White House, most notably as chairwoman of the White House
Council on Environmental Quality, according to The Associated Press.
advice to McGinty: I wouldn't brag too much about Gore's endorsement,
especially as Pennsylvania residents are still digging out from all this
Gore endorses McGinty in Pa. governor's race
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Chester County GOP endorses Ryan Costello for Congress
surprise here. Chester County's favorite son, Ryan Costello, has been
endorsed by the Chester County Republican Committee in his bid for
Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District seat.
currently chairman of the Chester County Board of Commissioners, is attempting
to succeed fellow Republican Jim Gerlach (also a Chester County
Gerlach, who first won the 6th District seat in 2002,
announced earlier this year that he will not see re-election.
In addition to his duties as county commissioner, Costello is an attorney in Phoenixville, Pa.
This is a press release issued Wednesday night:
CHESTER, PA – Ryan Costello received the formal endorsement of the
Republican Committee of Chester County in his campaign for Congress in
Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional following a vote this evening by rank
and file members of the party at a nominating convention in West
Chester. Costello currently serves as Chairman of the Chester County
Board of Commissioners.
"It is an honor to have the
endorsement and support of the committee people of Chester County," said
Costello. "As a Member of Congress, I will work to keep taxes low,
control government spending, and promote continued economic growth in
our region. We need to get our country back on track and restore a
national sense of optimism about the future direction of America. That
means we need elected officials who are going to put the interests of
the American people first.
"I appreciate the
confidence that the committee people have placed in me, and I want to
especially thank Chairman Val DiGiorgio for his leadership of the
committee." said Costello. "Just as important, I appreciate all of the
hard work they do year in year out to help communicate the Republican
ideals of fiscal responsibility and limited government to voters. Their
support and dedication is going to be a key factor in the weeks and
months to come as this campaign heats up."
is the only Republican seeking the Republican nod in the 6th
Congressional District. Two Democrats have also announced.
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