Court Ruling Is Devastating Blow To Representative Democracy

Court Ruling Is Devastating Blow to Representative Democracy

HARRISBURG, July 1, 2020—Following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling today rejecting the Legislature’s concurrent resolution terminating Gov. Wolf’s emergency disaster declaration and upholding Wolf’s unilateral power, Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs President and CEO Matthew Brouillette issued the following statement:…

Business Groups File Amici Brief In Wolf V. Scarnati King’s Bench Case

Business Groups File Amici Brief in Wolf v. Scarnati King’s Bench Case

HARRISBURG, June 23, 2020—Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs—joined by the Manufacturer & Business Association, the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association, and the National Federation of Independent Business Pennsylvania—today filed an amici brief in Wolf v. Scarnati, asking the state Supreme Court to…

Congratulations, New House GOP Leadership

Congratulations, New House GOP Leadership

HARRISBURG, June 22, 2020—Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs President and CEO Matt Brouillette offered the following congratulations today to newly elected House Speaker Bryan Cutler, new Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, new Majority Whip Donna Oberlander, and new Policy Committee Chair…

Brouillette Thanks Speaker Turzai For Years Of Leadership And Service

Brouillette Thanks Speaker Turzai for Years of Leadership and Service

HARRISBURG, June 10, 2020—As House Speaker Mike Turzai delivered his farewell address today, Commonwealth Partners President and CEO Matthew Brouillette issued the following statement: “Speaker Turzai has long been a leader on critical issues such as expanding educational opportunity, protecting Pennsylvanians from…

Congratulations, CP-endorsed Candidates!

Congratulations, CP-endorsed candidates!

Commonwealth Partners extends our congratulations to our endorsed candidates who secured important victories in yesterday’s primary elections! Congratulations, Rep. Cris Dush, Republican nominee for state Senate District 25 In by far the most contested (and under-covered) Republican legislative primary in…

Believe The (political) Science

Believe the (political) science

Op-ed by Matthew J. Brouillette. *This op-ed originally appeared at the Pottstown Mercury on April 28, 2020 and has since appeared in multiple media outlets including the Delaware County Daily Times, Chester County Daily Local, Norristown Times-Herald, Phoenix Reporter & Item, Mainline…

Kids Are Short-changed When Schools Refuse To Change

Kids are short-changed when schools refuse to change

Op-Ed by Matthew J. Brouillette This piece originally appeared at Smerconish.com on April 19, 2020 and has since appeared in multiple media outlets statewide, including Broad + Liberty, the Pottstown Mercury, Delaware County Daily Times, Mainline Media News, Lansdale Reporter, Phoenix Reporter &…

It’s Time To Re-Open Pennsylvania Safely And Responsibly

It’s Time to Re-Open Pennsylvania Safely and Responsibly

HARRISBURG, April 20, 2020—As mounting frustrations spill over into the streets of Harrisburg today in a protest against Gov. Wolf’s shutdown orders that lack transparency, specificity, or communication about when people will be able to get back to work, Commonwealth…