• JANUARY 26, 2015

    Will Gov. Wolf Stay True to "Openness" in Government?

    By no means should any politician be able to negotiate over the collection of his own campaign contributions. We hope Governor Wolf will stick to his pledge of transparency and make these contract negotiations open to the public rather than a backroom deal. And we look forward to working with Gov. Wolf and advocates like Barry Kauffman toward reforms that reduce the conflict of interest when negotiating contracts with political donors.

  • JANUARY 12, 2015

    Doing Business in Pennsylvania Can Be Taxing

    Is there anything more exciting than discussing tax policy? Of course. But few topics rise to the level of its importance. Taxes have a direct effect on your quality of life. The more the government collects from you, the fewer dollars you have to provide for yourself and your family.

Connecting the Poor with Work is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

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Pennsylvania is the 27th freest state in America based on size of government, level of taxation and labor market restrictions. How does that sound to you?