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TRUMP FAILURES MAKE THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS WORSE

President Trump failed to prepare America for the COVID-19 pandemic. He continues to ignore experts, mislead the public, and cause confusion. As a result of these failures, the virus is spreading, more Americans are dying, hospitals and our public health system are being stretched to the brink and our economy is headed into recession. In ... Read more

SENATOR CASEY, DEMOCRATS CLEAN UP TRUMP MESS THAT CAUSED PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SKYROCKETING UNEMPLOYMENT

As new reports reveal that Trump’s failures have led to 540,000 new unemployment claims in Pennsylvania, Senate Democrats secure much needed relief package PENNSYLVANIA – Donald Trump’s failure to prepare for the coronavirus crisis has cost American lives, pushed our economy toward another recession and led to record breaking unemployment across Pennsylvania. To clean up ... Read more

PA Democratic Chair Statement On March 17th Special Elections

  PENNSYLVANIA – Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills issued the following statement following tonight’s special election results: “We are so grateful to Howie Hayes, Phil Heasley and Rob Prah for stepping into the arena and fighting to make Pennsylvania a better place. Their campaigns all put up a strong effort and were tenacious ... Read more

ICYMI: LOS ANGELES TIMES: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BLOCKS STATES FROM USING MEDICAID TO RESPOND TO CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

* Despite mounting pleas, the Trump administration isn’t allowing states to use Medicaid more freely to respond to the coronavirus crisis by expanding medical services. In previous emergencies, including the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Hurricane Katrina and the H1N1 flu outbreak, both Republican and Democratic administrations loosened Medicaid rules to empower states to meet surging needs. ... Read more

TRUMP’S TARIFFS THREATEN 1,500 PA JOBS

Donald Trump refuses to reverse course on his erratic trade policies — and it’s threatening jobs in Pennsylvania. Now, an AK Steel plant in Butler is at risk of closing because of Trump’s tariffs, and 1,500 jobs are on the line. “Time and again, Trump’s erratic trade policy has killed Pennsylvania jobs and the latest ... Read more

PA DEMS CHAIR: TRUMP FAILS TO EXPLAIN BROKEN PROMISES AT SCRANTON TOWN HALL

PENNSYLVANIA – Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills issued the following statement following the Fox News town hall with President Trump in Scranton. “Donald Trump is an ineffective leader and nothing he said tonight changes that. He has broken promise after promise to Pennsylvania families and still has no answers. We’re still waiting to ... Read more

Trump Broke his Promises to Pennsylvania on Health Care

As Trump heads to Scranton tomorrow, here are the facts about the last three years of broken promises on health care from him and his administration:  Trump promised Pennsylvania his administration would improve health care, but instead they have sued to overturn the Affordable Care Act, jeopardizing the health care of over 800,000 Pennsylvanians.  Promise: “We ... Read more

PA DEMS CHAIR: TRUMP ATTACKING HEALTH CARE IN THE MIDST OF A NATIONAL CRISIS

PENNSYLVANIA —  Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced that it would hear Trump’s Texas v. Azar lawsuit that could dismantle the Affordable Care Act:  “Time and again, Donald Trump has broken his promise to protect the health care of everyday Pennsylvanians. He already tried to ... Read more

PA DEMS SHOW EARLY 2020 ORGANIZING FORCE WITH “BACK TO BLUE” KICKOFFS IN BUCKS, WESTMORELAND COUNTIES

PENNSYLVANIA — On Saturday, February 29th, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party continued its statewide “Back to Blue” organizing tour with stops in Bucks and Westmoreland Counties. In Feasterville-Trevose, Governor Tom Wolf, PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and HD-18 Candidate Harold Hayes joined leading Bucks Democrats to rally local voters around the PA Dems’ 2020 organizing strategy ... Read more

PA DEMS CHAIR STATEMENT ON G. RONI GREEN’S VICTORY IN HD-190

PENNSYLVANIA – Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills issued the following statement following G. Roni Green’s victory in HD-190: “We are so pleased that the people of West Philadelphia have chosen G. Roni Green to represent them in Harrisburg. As a labor organizer, she has a proven record of dedication to West Philadelphia workers ... Read more

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