Press Releases


January 21, 2016

Contact: Preston Maddock

PA Democratic Party Cancels Winter Meeting: January 22-23

HARRISBURG, PA -- In response to Governor Wolf declaring a state of emergency due to the incoming winter weather, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Marcel L. Groen issued the following cancellation notice:

"I have made the decision to cancel our State Committee and Endorsement Meeting scheduled for this weekend for the safety of all involved. As much as we were looking forward to an exciting weekend, safety must come first."



HARRISBURG, PA-- Today, following incendiary remarks made by Sen. Scott Wagner, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen commented, "At the same meeting the PA GOP endorsed their statewide ticket, Sen Scott Wagner addressed the crowd with incendiary and violent remarks directed at Governor Wolf that tell you everything you need to know about the Republican Party in Pennsylvania that will do anything to block progress and protect the Harrisburg status quo."