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PA’S GOP Congressmen Are Not Showing Up

Pennsylvania’s Republican congressmen have been MIA during the congressional recess. Senator Toomey has been notoriously difficult to reach in the weeks since the Trump Administration began, and other members of congress are following suit. Members of congress from across the state have been avoiding their constituents in spite of unanswered questions about the Affordable Care ... Read more

Scott Wagner Should Use Backroom Influence to Remove Senate Ally From Education Post After Racist Comments

Harrisburg insider and power broker Scott Wagner should use his influence to remove Senator John Eichelberger as chair of the education committee after Eichelberger made racist comments about minority students. “Senator Scott Wagner has repeatedly boasted of his backroom influence to choose caucus leaders, and now Harrisburg power broker Wagner must remove Eichelberger as education ... Read more

PA Dems Row Officer Roundup: Week Of February 12

Whether they’re protecting public health or getting heroin off the streets, our state row officers are fighting for Pennsylvanians every day. Check out the coverage from this week here: WTAE: Pa. auditor general to place Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority under deep review DePasquale’s upcoming audit, to be conducted at the request of the City ... Read more

Inquirer Editorial: Toomey Seems Missing In Action To Many Of His Constituents

* Pennsylvania is neither red, nor blue, which means the senator can’t choose colors in listening to constituents. * For starters, he needs to pay more attention to Philadelphia, where he apparently hasn’t held a single town hall meeting even though it is Pennsylvania’s most populous city. Maybe that’s because Toomey doesn’t get many votes ... Read more

Toomey: Sorry Flynn Got Caught

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned from the Trump Administration when the Washington Post revealed that he coordinated sanctions with Russian officials. But Senator Pat Toomey, just like the Trump Administration, is more concerned with how Flynn got caught rather than the actual ramifications of his contact with a foreign government. When asked about ... Read more

How ACA Repeal Would Affect Mike Kelly’s District

More Than 102 Thousand Western Pennsylvanians Would Lose Health Insurance Tax Burden On Middle Class Families Would Increase By $1.5 Million  Congressional Republicans like Rep. Mike Kelly have started the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan, despite knowing that it would have a “devastating” impact on hundreds of thousands of ... Read more

Scott Wagner Pushes His Bill to Criminalize Abortion Without Public Input

Scott Wagner is the very worst of Harrisburg and he continues to push his bill to criminalize abortion without any input from the public or medical community. Wagner’s bill is the most restrictive in the country, denying women their right to make their own health care decisions, and his office says he is just “waiting ... Read more

Chairman Groen’s Statement On Governor Wolf’s Budget

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen issued the following statement on Governor Tom Wolf’s annual budget address: “I applaud Governor Wolf’s forward-thinking budget. With this budget, the governor is protecting the things we care about most; our schools will be funded, our seniors will be protected, and our middle class will be supported. Governor ... Read more

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