• JUNE 22, 2016

    Sin-sylvania?

    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

    Pennsylvania's Economy is Falling Further Behind

    Bad news: Pennsylvania now exceeds the national unemployment rate. Even worse news: It's a long-term trend.

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