***FACT CHECK: Tom Wolf’s Budget*** Tom Wolf On Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

Tom Wolf is a vocal support of Obamacare, which is putting Pennsylvania jobs at risk. (Ed Mahon, “A look at five things Tom Wolf wants to do if he’s elected governor,” York Daily Record, 3/29/2014)

Obamacare’s Medical Device Tax has already cost 33,000 U.S. jobs. (Tom Howell, “ObamaCare medical device tax led to loss of 33,000 jobs, report says,” Washington Times, 2/23/2014), (Caroll Neubauer, “Don’t kill our med-tech jobs,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 10/24/2013)

Coal Jobs

Wolf Has Not Spoken Out Against President Obama’s EPA Emissions Regulations, Which Are Putting Tens Of Thousands Of PA Jobs At Risk. “Wolf has qualified his support for the Environmental Protection Agency standards, saying the new rules must be applied fairly, allow for adjustments and create economic opportunities.” (“Where Wolf And Corbett Stand On The Issues,” The Associated Press, 10/18/14)

  • New EPA regulations put Pennsylvania’s coal jobs at risk, and could cost us 13,205 manufacturing jobs! (“EPA Power Plant Regulations: A Backdoor Energy Tax,” Heritage Foundation, 12/5/2013)
  • Up to 122,000 PA jobs could be lost due to the proposed EPA regulations by 2023! This tax would deal a blow to employment in Pennsylvania with a loss of worker income equivalent to 77,000 to 81,000 jobs in 2013 and 96,000 to 122,000 by 2023. (“A Carbon Tax Would Wallop Pennsylvania’s Economy,” Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association, 3/5/2013)
  • Tom Wolf wants to impose a state cap-and-tax on Pennsylvania. During his campaign, Tom Wolf pledged to enter Pennsylvania into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. (“Climate Change,” Tom Wolf For Governor, Accessed 5/20/2014)