For Immediate Release
October 28, 2018
Contact: Tarah Probst
Phone: (570) 417-2552
PO Box 1057
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Governor Wolf endorses Tarah Probst for PA Senate
Stroudsburg, PA (October 28, 2018) – Today candidate for State Senator in Pennsylvania’s 40th District, Stroudsburg Mayor Tarah Probst, announces her endorsement by Governor Tom Wolf.
Governor Wolf stated “I know Tarah and I have seen the great work she has done as the mayor of Stroudsburg and for the greater Pocono region. Tarah is a proven leader and she has a great understanding of the issues facing her region and our commonwealth. I know Tarah will continue to be a principled leader and will be a bipartisan voice in Harrisburg who will continue to work hard for Pennsylvania’s working families every day. I’m asking for you to cast your vote on November 6th for the best candidate in the 40th Senate District, Tarah Probst.”
Probst responded saying “It is truly an honor to have the endorsement of Governor Tom Wolf. I share Governor Wolf’s vision for Pennsylvania in fighting for an economy that works for everyone with good jobs at good wages and expanding our workforce development. I applaud Governor Wolf’s success in expanding education funding, protecting our seniors, and cutting waste in Harrisburg.”
“I will join his fight to enact a severance tax on the gas drillers and to close the corporate tax loophole. Governor Wolf is a dedicated leader and is a great inspiration with his unwavering integrity and principled commitment to the people of Pennsylvania. I hope to represent the people of the 40th Senate District in supporting Governor Wolf’s agenda.”
Probst has also been previously endorsed by the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers PA, and many other labor and professional unions, environmental organizations, and organizations advocating equal rights and anti-discrimination.
Tarah Probst is an East Stroudsburg native and has lived in Northeast Pennsylvania her entire life. She was recently re-elected Stroudsburg Mayor in 2017 (the first woman to hold the position in its 200-year history) and is the Democratic nominee for the Pennsylvania’s 40th senatorial district. More information on candidate Tarah Probst and her background, achievements and positions are available at www.TarahProbstForSenate.com/.