I want to congratulate Hillary Clinton, Katie McGinty, Josh Shapiro, Dwight Evans, Steve Santarsiero, and state house and senate candidates on their victories today. Today's election proved that Pennsylvania Democrats want to be represented by elected officials with integrity and decency.
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The American people deserve a real discussion about wage stagnation and income inequality in the presidential election. And Hillary Clinton will help tackle income inequality head on with an economic proposal that creates incentives for businesses to share profits with workers.
I won't sign the Republican budget because the math simply doesn't add up.
According to their own arithmetic, the Republican budget creates a $1.6 billion deficit in 2016-17 that will prompt massive cuts to education, teacher layoffs, higher property taxes, and cuts to senior programs.