Today, the Wolf campaign launched a video to highlight how Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner is hiding from the people of Pennsylvania by refusing to release his tax returns.
Pennsylvania – Today, the Wolf campaign launched a video to highlight how Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner is hiding from the people of Pennsylvania by refusing to release his tax returns. He is the first gubernatorial candidate in over 20 years not to release them. Meanwhile, his company, Penn Waste, is raising rates on small business owners and consumers.
What is Scott Wagner hiding? Is he trying to bail out his failing business by raising rates on his customers? The people of Pennsylvania deserve answers.
VIDEO: Wagner Says He Will Not Release His Tax Returns. [HANRAHAN:] Will you commit right now for releasing your tax returns and medical records? … [WAGNER:] “No.” [WGAL Debate, 58:21, 3/01/18]
Wagner First General Election Gubernatorial Candidate Not To Release Tax Returns Since At Least the 1990s. “Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates aren’t required by law to release their tax returns, but candidates for the commonwealth’s highest office have done so for at least six campaigns dating back to the 1990s … According to the Associated Press, state Sen. Scott Wagner, who is described as prominent in the south-central Pennsylvania waste-hauling industry, has refused to say why he won’t release his tax return.” [Altoona Mirror, Editorial, 3/25/18]
Wagner “Declined To Say” Why He Will Not Release His Tax Returns. “… Scott Wagner, a state senator who is prominent in south-central Pennsylvania’s waste-hauling industry, declined to say through his campaign why he will not release a tax return.” [Associated Press, 3/11/18]
Wagner “Blasted” For Refusing To Release Tax Returns. “And [Democrats] have blasted him for refusing to release his tax returns, and for saying he would not relinquish ownership in his businesses — which are regulated by state government — if he were to become governor.” [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5/07/18]
Editorial Boards Slammed Wagner For Refusing to Release Tax Returns.
- Candidates For Pa. Governor Should Disclose Tax Returns. [Altoona Mirror, Editorial, 3/25/18]
- Candidate’s Should Open Tax Records. [Daily Item, Editorial, 3/14/18]
- What Are Candidates Hiding By Refusing To Release Tax Returns? [The Intelligencer, Editorial, 4/15/18]
- Gubernatorial candidates should release tax returns. [Butler Eagle, Editorial, 3/14/18]
- GOP candidates for governor should release their tax returns. [LNP, Editorial, 3/14/18]
Penn Waste is Raising Rates
“Penn Waste is bound by contracts with its municipal account holders, which usually last for terms of three to five years, Davidson said. If they don’t renegotiate rates now, municipalities will see them skyrocket to retroactively compensate Penn Waste for the revenue it lost on their accounts.” [The Burg, 5/25/18]
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