PA Chamber Sponsoring Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Debate April 27

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry will sponsor a Nexstar Media, Inc. hosted prime-time debate for the Republican Candidates for Pennsylvania Governor on Wednesday, April 27 at 8:00pm.

The candidates who have agreed to attend so far: Lou Barletta, Doug Mastriano, Bill McSwain and Dave White, had to meet eligibility requirements in order to be invited to participate. WHTM abc27 News anchor and Capitol Bureau Reporter Dennis Owens and WPXI Anchor Lisa Sylvester will co-host the debate, engaging the candidates on issues like, the economy, foreign policy, infrastructure, and others.

The debate is slated to reach over 9 million viewers and will be aired on WHTM-TV (ABC) in Harrisburg/Lancaster, Lebanon, York, WPXI-TV (NBC) in Pittsburgh, WPHL-TV (MyNetworkTV) in Philadelphia, WTAJ-TV (CBS) in Johnstown/Altoona/State College, WBRE-TV (NBC) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton, WJET-TV (ABC) and WFXP-TV (FOX) in Erie, and WYTV-TV (ABC) in Youngstown, OH.  It will also be livestreamed on stations in New York, Maryland, Ohio Pennsylvania and Washington DC. Read more from abc27 News here.


Founded in 1916, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is the state's largest broad-based business association, with its membership comprising businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors. The PA Chamber is The Statewide Voice of BusinessTM.