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stated on October 11, 2018 in Campaign email
"Our unemployment rate is 20 percent higher than the national average."
stated on October 6, 2018 in a televised debate
Capital punishment is a "specific deterrent with the most heinous crimes."
National Republican Congressional Committee
stated on September 12, 2018 in a TV ad
Scott Wallace wants to tax families of five for 'irresponsible breeding'
stated on July 22, 2018 in an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer
"[The] unemployment rate in the Philadelphia metro area is now at its lowest level ever recorded."
stated on June 7, 2018 in an interview
"The city that I was mayor of was 50 percent Latino, and I won with 90 percent of the vote..."
stated on June 4, 2018 in a tweet
Philadelphia Eagles players stayed "in the Locker Room for the playing of our our National Anthem" or were "kneeling."
stated on May 22, 2018 in a press release
"Since the end of the financial crisis, we have seen an average of one community bank or credit union disappear every day."
stated on May 21, 2018 in Fundraising email
Gov. Wolf is trying to implement "a severance tax that would be financed by Pennsylvania’s working class"
stated on May 7, 2017 in a campaign video
"Today, we (in Pennsylvania) have higher unemployment and lower job growth than most."
stated on March 23, 2018 in Campaign video
"Pennsylvania (is) the only state in the country not to tax drillers."
stated on March 14, 2018 in Private fundraiser
Says Conor Lamb "ran on a campaign that said very nice things about me."
stated on March 13, 2018 in an election night speech
Says he didn't take "corporate PAC money."
stated on November 29, 2017 in a tweet
"GDP is booming. Let’s spread the prosperity to the middle class with big #TaxCuts. Our #TaxReform package doubles standard deduction, brings $$$ back home, and reduces rates for ALL taxpayers. We will #MAGA."
stated on August 31, 2017 in In a statement to the Northeast Times
"It is shocking to me that Police Commissioner Richard Ross and Mayor Jim Kenney allowed this illegal occupation to go on for hours without taking any action to enforce the law…"
stated on August 2, 2017 in a campaign video.
Eighty percent of the school tax bills in the state of Pennsylvania went up over last year.
stated on July 24, 2017 in a Facebook post
"As Governor, Wolf has already proposed more than $8B in tax increases."
stated on July 21, 2017 in In a speech
Preliminary murder rates in Philadelphia "will put the murder rate at the highest of this decade in the city."
stated on July 5, 2017 in a tweet
The GOP health care proposal would slash more than $135 million in federal funding available to PA schools.
stated on July 5, 2017 in At a "town hall"
"Sanctuary cities are extremely dangerous."
stated on June 25, 2017 in On "Face The Nation"
"Remember, Obamacare created a new category of eligibility. Working-age, able-bodied adults with no dependents for the first time became eligible for Medicaid if their income is below 138 percent of the poverty level. We’re going to continue that eligibility. No one loses coverage."