Press Releases


It’s with great pleasure that I congratulate Tom Wolf on his success in the Democratic primary. We are proud to join Wolf and Democrats throughout the Commonwealth on the journey to put Pennsylvania back on the right track by defeating Tom Corbett in November.


After years of living as second class citizens unable to have their loving relationships recognized by the law, a ruling by the Honorable John E. Jones III has affirmed what we've known for years: Pennsylvania's failure to recognize or perform same sex marriages is not only a shameful injustice, but also unconstitutional.


From the day it was introduced, we knew that Tom Corbett and the Republican Party's Voter ID legislation was a blatant, political scheme designed to confuse and disenfranchise Pennsylvania voters.


Last week NBC's First Read joined numerous other national news organizations and pundits by naming Pennsylvania the top gubernatorial takeover in the country.


Today, The Fix named Tom Corbett the most vulnerable governor in the country for the 9th month in a row.


This morning, Tom Corbett delivered his official budget address was more about his reelection campaign than the future of our Commonwealth. Throughout his tenure as Governor, Tom Corbett has often preached fiscal responsibility as a road to recovery for Pennsylvania.


Philadelphia, PA - This weekend, Pennsylvania Democrats will hold their State Committee and Endorsement Meeting in Hershey. The party will offer trainings, receptions, and events for attendees.


Next week, Tom Corbett will be unveiling his election year budget proposal, an occasion which warrants a look back at whether he has kept the promises he made as a candidate and in his first three budgets. During his 2010 campaign, Tom Corbett promised that if he was elected governor, he would "move quickly and effectively to restart Pennsylvania's stalled economy.


Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn released the following statement regarding today's Voter ID ruling: "Today, a judge ruled that Tom Corbett's controversial Voter ID presented an "unreasonable burden" to voters.