The COVID-19 Data That Never Existed

The COVID-19 data that never existed

Op-Ed by Gina Diorio. The following commentary originally appeared in Broad + Liberty and has since been republished in multiple media outlets in PA.  Do you remember in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic when Gov. Wolf promised his…

Wolf’s Pot-push Is Good Politics (given His Bad Policies)

Wolf’s pot-push is good politics (given his bad policies)

Op-Ed by Matt Brouillette. The following commentary appeared in multiple media outlets in Pennsylvania. In recent months, Gov. Tom Wolf has become more vociferous in his push to legalize recreational marijuana. In reality, Wolf’s focus on pushing pot shows his…

It’s Time To Do Right By Kids

It’s time to do right by kids

Op-Ed by Matt Brouillette. The following commentary appeared in more than two dozen media outlets across Pennsylvania. “Schools that teach” sounded great as Gov. Wolf’s campaign slogan in 2014 and 2018. But two years into Wolf’s second term, many parents…

Wolf’s $3 Billion Income Tax Hike Leaves Kids Behind

Wolf’s $3 billion income tax hike leaves kids behind

HARRISBURG, February 3, 2021—Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address today was a stunning display of special-interest favoritism mixed with a disconnect from economic reality. While proposing a $3 billion personal income tax hike and asking for billions more for schools that…

Third Circuit Court Should Reject Wolf’s Business Closures

Third Circuit Court Should Reject Wolf’s Business Closures

HARRISBURG, January 4, 2021—Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs filed an amicus brief on December 30 in County of Butler v. Wolf asking the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the ruling of District Court Judge William Stickman, which found…

Gov. Wolf Puts Thousands Out Of Work Just Before Holidays

Gov. Wolf puts thousands out of work just before holidays

Commonwealth Partners President and CEO Matt Brouillette issued the following statement after Gov. Wolf's latest executive order, effective December 12, closing businesses across the commonwealth. "Gov. Wolf’s newest round of lockdowns underscore his utter disconnect from the people he serves.…

A Spectacular Defeat For Democrat Policies

A Spectacular Defeat for Democrat Policies

Op-Ed by Matt Brouillette. The following commentary originally appeared at RealClearPolitics. Barack Obama and Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) aimed to raise $400 million to help flip state legislatures from red to blue in the 2020 elections. The thinking went like…

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:…