John Chrin Receives Pro-Life Endorsements

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin’s campaign announced that John had received both the National Right to Life’s endorsement as well as the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation PAC endorsement of his campaign to represent Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. “This endorsement reflects your commitment to strengthening a culture of life throughout the nation and in the U.S. Congress. We look forward to working with you to protect the most vulnerable members of the human family – unborn children and medically dependent or disabled persons, whose lives are threatened by abortion or euthanasia. All voters who are concerned with the right to life and with the protection of the most vulnerable members of the human family should vote to send you to Congress, so that you can work to advance vital pro-life public policies.” said National Right to Life in their letter of endorsement. Continue reading

Chrin Campaign Calls on Cartwright to debate in each of PA-8 Counties

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin’s campaign called on Matt Cartwright to join John in participating in congressional debates in each of the five counties of the 8th congressional district. The 8th congressional district is made up of Lackawanna, Pike, Wayne counties, and parts of Luzerne and Monroe counties. To date, only one congressional debate has been agreed by the candidates – in Luzerne County. That debate is sponsored by WVIA and will be held on October 29th. Chrin and his team are calling for debates in the remaining four counties that make up the district. Continue reading

Chrin Campaign Releases Digital Ad on Cartwright Tax Hypocrisy

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin’s campaign released a new digital ad centered on the hypocrisy of opponent, Matt Cartwright on tax delinquency. In the ad, Cartwright’s past attacks on his former congressional opponent for failure to pay his taxes are highlighted as hypocritical. It was reported last week that Cartwright failed to pay his own taxes on his luxury Washington condo over several years’ time. Continue reading

Chrin Campaign Statement on Cartwright Tax Hypocrisy

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin’s campaign released a statement on a video that has surfaced from a 2016 congressional debate showing Matt Cartwright scolding his then congressional opponent for failure to pay his taxes. The video clearly shows Cartwright attacking his opponent over tax delinquency issues occurring over several years’ time. “Many Americans work hard to struggle and make ends meet, play by the rules, but they don’t make excuses. They pay their taxes. Don’t they deserve a Congressman who doesn’t make excuses but goes ahead and pays his taxes?” said Cartwright. Continue reading

Chrin Campaign Releases Second TV Ad of General Election Cycle

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin’s campaign announced the release of the second commercial of the general election cycle. The ad paints a stark contrast between the two candidates running to represent Pennsylvania’s 8thcongressional district. It highlights John Chrin as a job creator and family man, who shares our values. In contrast, Matt Cartwright is shown to be “out of touch” with everyday Northeastern Pennsylvanians with his support of sanctuary cities, protecting criminals, more government welfare, and voting with Nancy Pelosi 96% of the time. Continue reading

John Chrin Statement on Release of Q2 GDP Numbers

(Scranton, PA) –John Chrin, the Republican nominee to represent Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district, issued the following statement on today’s strong GDP numbers: “Today’s  Second quarter GDP numbers are a further indication of the strong economic gains fueled by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This is tremendous news for workers and our economy. The tax cuts coupled with the needed cuts to red tape are clearly working.” said Chrin. Continue reading

Congressional candidate Chrin meets with DA Salavantis on sanctuary cities

WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis recently met with John Chrin, the Republican candidate in the 8th Congressional District, about their mutual concerns about sanctuary cities. “John and I spoke at length about many important issues, including the dangers of sanctuary cities,” Salavantis said. “As a prosecutor, I feel that the number one issue is public safety — we cannot have the threat of people who don’t follow our laws migrating from such cities like Philadelphia up to our region, and then committing crimes here.” Continue reading

John Chrin Meets With Luzerne District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis On Opposition of Sanctuary Cities

(Scranton, PA) – On Friday, July 20, John Chrin, candidate for Congress (PA-8), met with Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis to discuss a variety of issues, including their mutual concern about sanctuary cities. Continue reading

John Chrin Statement on Cartwright Vote Against Medical Device Tax Repeal

(Scranton, PA) – Last night, Matthew Cartwright voted against repealing the Obamacare medical device tax. This tax passes higher costs onto medical services which in turn are passed onto patients. You can see the vote here. The Tax Foundation found this tax was responsible for the loss of approximately 21,800 jobs from 2013 to 2015. Continue reading

Chrin Campaign Releases New TV Ad

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin (R-Skytop) announces the release of his campaign's first commercial of the general election cycle. The ad focuses on the values instilled in him growing up in Pennsylvania: "of perseverance, hard work, and integrity".  The ad goes on to say that the tools for success that he developed in Northeast Pennsylvania, he will use to work if elected to Congress.  Continue reading