• JUNE 28, 2016

    What Is in the House Budget?

    Last night, the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee advanced a $31.6 billion general fund budget. This budget is now lined up for a final vote in the House. Here is what you need to know about the budget.

  • 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. 

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