Op-Eds

Sep

24

2020

September 24, 2020

Pennsylvanians are fed up with government overreach and oppression.   [Read More]

Aug

11

2020

August 11, 2020

The announcement by Governor Tom Wolf recommending that high school sports be postponed until the New Year represents the ongoing dithering and chaos that personifies his performance during this crisis.   [Read More]

Aug

07

2020

August 07, 2020

A restaurant from Ohio recently awarded PA Governor Tom Wolf with its “employee of the month award.”   [Read More]

Jul

14

2020

July 14, 2020

Engraved by the steps of the Capitol in Harrisburg is a quote from Benjamin Franklin stating “Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”   [Read More]

Jul

02

2020

July 02, 2020

As we celebrate the Fourth of July, our freedoms are in danger of disappearing.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2020

June 19, 2020

Wearing a mask is no longer about safety, but about Governor Wolf's autocratic control over your life (see his June 17 press conference).    [Read More]

Jun

03

2020

June 03, 2020

As Governor Wolf continues his lockdown, another pandemic is spreading across our state: domestic and sexual abuse.   [Read More]

Jun

02

2020

June 02, 2020

Benjamin Franklin was asked in 1787, “what do we have Mr. Franklin, a Republic or a king?” He responded, “A Republic, if you can keep it.”   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Every aspect of life has been impacted by Governor Wolf’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.    [Read More]

May

19

2020

May 19, 2020

Upon being asked last week if wearing a mask is law in Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf responded, “I’m not a lawyer, so I don’t know what the issue is here, uh, if you want to stay safe, you ought to wear a mask…again, you can take that as something maybe, uh, has force of law.”   [Read More]

May

05

2020

May 05, 2020

I was an exchange student in West Germany in the early 1980s during the Cold War, when that nation was divided into a free western half and the oppressed socialist eastern half.   [Read More]

Apr

10

2020

April 10, 2020

Pennsylvania has managed to navigate dark times across the generations, and our state has overcome each crisis better and stronger than before.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

Peyton Manning rightly said, "Imitation is obviously a great form of flattery."   [Read More]

Apr

06

2020

April 06, 2020

Over the past few weeks, I have heard frustration from business owners, constituents and Pennsylvanians alike about the business waiver process associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf recently declared that our Commonwealth is in the midst of a potentially catastrophic health crisis and unilaterally issued proclamations and edicts that shut down thousands of businesses, putting millions out of work.   [Read More]

Mar

09

2020

March 09, 2020

Anyone hoping that Governor Wolf would unveil a realistic budget proposal in early February was surely disappointed.   [Read More]

Feb

10

2020

February 10, 2020

Pennsylvania ranks in the top 10 in tax burden among all states, according to the Commonwealth Foundation, and there have been five tax hikes in the past 11 years.   [Read More]

Jan

09

2020

January 09, 2020

Transparency and accessibility are very important to me and an attribute that should be expected of every elected official.    [Read More]

Dec

05

2019

December 05, 2019

Sadly, the birthplace of liberty and freedom has become one of the highest taxed and over-regulated states in the nation.    [Read More]

Nov

07

2019

November 07, 2019

Most Pennsylvanians want to be left alone to live their lives without undo interference from the government.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2019

September 13, 2019

I applaud Governor Tom Wolf’s trip to Lithuania and Poland this week. He is the first serving governor to travel to the region and it is a great opportunity to strengthen the state’s military, economic, and business ties with these important NATO allies.   [Read More]

Sep

05

2019

September 05, 2019

School property taxes are crippling homeowners.   [Read More]

Aug

06

2019

August 06, 2019

Our Commonwealth’s foster care and adoption system is in a crisis.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2019

July 01, 2019

Thank you for your overwhelming support during the special election in May, where you gave me a record-setting mandate of nearly 70% of the vote.   [Read More]