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:…

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…