He said that Foley’s killers in the jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, “have rampaged across cities and villages, killing innocent, unarmed civilians in cowardly acts of violence. They abduct women and children, and subject them to torture and rape and slavery. They have murdered Muslims—both Sunni and Shia—by the thousands. They target Christians and religious minorities, driving them from their homes, murdering them when they can for no other reason than they practice a different religion.”
Aug. 21, 2014
Harrisburg– Continuing to advance Governor Tom Corbett’s JOBS1st PA initiative, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker today announced the award of a Discovered in PA – Developed in PA grant to help launch the Latino Innovation and Growth program designed to spur business growth and new business creation in the Greater Philadelphia region.
“Providing our entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow and create jobs is a large part of why Pennsylvania continues to be a leader in innovation,” said Continue reading
Governor Corbett Tours Hollidaysburg-Based McLanahan Corporation; Discusses Role of Energy in the Growth of Manufacturers
Aug. 21, 2014
McLanahan Added 93 New Jobs since August 2013
Hollidaysburg – Governor Tom Corbetttoday toured Hollidaysburg-based McLanahan Corporation, a manufacturer of engineered products for several industries including energy, and discussed how pro-growth policies and energy development are spurring the growth of Pennsylvania manufacturers.
“We are building a stronger Pennsylvania where job creators and entire industries are being revived and reinvigorated,” Gov. Corbett said. “Across Pennsylvania, manufacturers like McLanahan Corporation are making products for the world and as a result, Pennsylvanians are once again securing good-paying jobs.” Continue reading
Communications • August 21, 2014
President Obama has earned a reputation of not playing well with others. And while House Republicans have long been vocally frustrated – now even Senate Democrats are speaking out about their inability to work with President Obama.
In a recent New York Times article, several Senate Democrats – including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) – were interviewed about their relationship with President Obama.
Aug. 20, 2014
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that four state IT projects have been selected as finalists by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for its 2014 recognition awards. Continue reading
$140.3 Million Raised This Cycle
WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus today announced that the RNC raised $8.4 million in July. The RNC has raised $140.3 million for the 2014 cycle thus far and has $13.9 million cash on hand.
“With 76 days until Election Day, the RNC is in a strong financial position to continue giving our candidates the support they need to win in November,” said Chairman Priebus. “As always, I want to thank all of our donors and investors—including first-time donors and long-time supporters—for putting their trust in the RNC. We’re spending every dollar carefully to ensure maximum impact.
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason and Vice Chair Joyce Haas filed an official election complaint with Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele outlining the ways in which Tom Wolf and his campaign committees are intentionally violating Pennsylvania’s Election Code.