JULY 6, 2015
To be clear, Gov. Wolf absolutely understands economics, and knows that a market-based system will result in lower prices and greater selection. And Gov. Wolf certainly understands that "modernization" proposals, which literally call for government increasing the price of wine and liquor, will result in higher prices. No, Gov. Wolf is simply parroting the rhetoric of government union leaders who gave $3.4 million to his campaign and now are demanding political return.
JUNE 29, 2015
As lawmakers work on passing a state budget, one of Gov. Wolf's top priorities—a severance tax on the natural gas industry—is being hotly debated. Here are six reasons why a natural gas severance tax is a bad idea: