Last week, the Commonwealth Foundation was once again invited to testify about their position on raising the minimum wage in Pennsylvania. The wage currently sits at $7.25 an hour and $2.83 an hour for tipped workers. It is the lowest federally...More
QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Congresswoman Lauren Boebert to headline Lehigh County Republican Fundraiser
This dangerous trend of indulging conspiracy theories will continue this weekend at the Lincoln Day fundraiser hosted by the Lehigh County Republican Committee in Allentown. Headline speakers for the breakfast include who’s who of super spreaders of the Big Lie leading up to the insurrection; Pennsylvania State Treasurer Stacy Garrity, Pennsylvania GOP Chair Lawrence Tabas and Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert.More
Local County Committees Spent Thousands on Bus Trips to D.C. Leading Up to the January 6 Insurrection
A review of social media pages and campaign finance reports shine a light on the role local Republican committees played in spreading Donald Trump’s election lies that fomented the January 6th insurrection. The Adams County Council of...More
House and Senate leaders from the Democratic caucuses held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing efforts by Republicans in Pennsylvania to suppress democracy and their role in the insurrection that took place on January 6. They...More
Republican legislators in Pennsylvania have been cited in a string of national articles connecting them to the insurrection on January 6. Legislators who played important roles in spreading lies and conspiracy theories about the 2020 election were...More
PA Senate Republican Caucus Spent $1.04 Million in Taxpayer Money on Voter Suppression, Election Denial Efforts
PA Spotlight has exclusively secured documents showing how much the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus spent trying to overturn the 2020 election and suppress the vote. A right-to-know request turned over documents that show Pennsylvania Senate...More
The violence witnessed at last week’s insurrection inside the United States Capitol is not a surprise to anyone who has been following the ReOpen Movement and the conspiracy theories Republicans have been spreading about the election. On the day...More
EXPOSED: New Emails Show Commonwealth Foundation and Commonwealth Partners Chamber Coordinating With Republican Legislators to Undermine COVID-19 Restrictions
The Commonwealth Foundation and the Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs have never been forthright about their involvement with the dangerous “ReOpen” rallies and associated state legislators. When caught underlining the original rally...More
The Commonwealth Foundation desperately does not want to be associated with the Commonwealth Leaders Fund. In July, after the Commonwealth Leaders Fund was roundly criticized for a political mailer that took the words of an editorial from Emily...More
Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is no stranger to scandal. From having no formal training or experience as an educator before her appointment to Trump’s cabinet and publicly advocating for the privatization of schools, to attempting to...More
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic from Pennsylvania’s extremist right-wing infrastructure is indeed a new low that has the potential to get frontline workers killed. Essential workers across Pennsylvania are risking their lives to provide...More
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many examples of workers and labor unions across Pennsylvania fighting for the working class and safety of all of us. In contrast, The Commonwealth Foundation is using the pandemic to do what they’ve always done...More
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