JUNE 22, 2016
According to a new Watchdog.org analysis, Pennsylvania leads in the nation in collections from “sin taxes.” The commonwealth collects more than $2.7 billion in taxes on tobacco, alcohol or gambling. Rather than look to more sin taxes, lawmakers should work to control spending growth before asking for more from Pennsylvania families.
JUNE 21, 2016
Bad news: Pennsylvania now exceeds the national unemployment rate. Even worse news: It's a long-term trend.