Stories tagged: "Jeff Yass"

Graphic by Francesca Daly, photograph of Jeff Yass courtesy of Marshall Segal via Flickr
The anti-abortion Republican billionaire trying to buy a Supreme Court seat in PA

Yass has funded several groups and candidates who oppose reproductive freedom, including Carluccio, who has been endorsed by the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, a group that wants to criminalize abortions in all cases. 

Judge Carolyn Carluccio, the Republican nominee for the open Pennsylvania Supreme Court seat. (From campaign Facebook page.)
Is PA’s Richest Billionaire Trying to Buy a State Supreme Court Seat?

Following the 2022 primary, Spotlight PA highlighted how much money Yass has spent in Pennsylvania and how the billionaire moves his money between three different PACs. 

(L-R): Thomas Tull (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Warner Bros./AP Images); Jeffrery Lurie (AP Photo/Zach Bolinger); John Middleton (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky);Michael Rubin (Photo by JasonMendez/Invision/AP).
9 Pennsylvania Billionaires Make Forbes’ List of Richest People in World

A Republican mega-donor, a candy heiress, and the owners of two Philly sports teams are among those repping the commonwealth on Forbes’ annual richest people rundown.