2018 gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner and his running mate Jeff Bartos today received the Republican Party of Pennsylvania’s endorsement at its winter meeting at the Hershey Lodge.
Yesterday, Governor Wolf gave one of the shortest budget addresses in modern history containing barely any details on his proposed initiatives and members of the media were quick to point out his politically motivated rhetoric.
2018 gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner today questioned the motive behind Governor Wolf’s budget proposal, which includes the lowest amount of tax increases Wolf has pushed for since taking office.
2018 gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner today won the Southwest State Committee caucus. He has now won five out of six caucuses and has a total of 175 straw poll votes. The next closest candidate in the race only has 113 straw poll votes.
2018 Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner and his running mate Jeff Bartos today reported a combined $7 million cash-on-hand. Wagner also raised over $2.5 million from donors in 2017. He received donations from more than 3,300 different Pennsylvanians, who contributed to 78 percent of the amount he raised.
The ad will be the campaign’s second to air in media markets across Pennsylvania and contrasts the difference between Tom Wolf’s record of excessive taxes, wasteful spending and government mismanagement with the pro-jobs approach Wagner plans to bring to Harrisburg.
“No one has generated as much early buzz in Pennsylvania’s 2018 elections as Wagner”
Wolf’s campaign noted that the Governor is “devoted to continuing his fight for passing a severance tax,” despite also highlighting the fact that these companies already are forced to pay drilling fees.
Solobay was appointed to his cabinet post despite the fact that Mary Isenhour, a senior advisor to Governor Wolf, had prior knowledge of the allegations. Since this information was made public, however, Governor Wolf has issued no explanation as to whether Isenhour informed him of the accusations before Solobay was appointed Fire Commissioner.
2018 Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner today won the Republican State Committee Southeast Caucus straw poll. With more total votes than any candidate, Wagner is just 45 votes shy of the threshold to clinch the State Committee’s nomination.