Judges looking out for us?

  • Nathan Benefield
  • December 6, 2005

A Philadelphia judge sues to reinstate pay raises. As expected the pay raise repeal has already become the target of a lawsuit. The judge in this case claims the…

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Taxes & Economy

Rendell to veto tax cuts

  • Nathan Benefield
  • December 6, 2005

Governor Rendell promises to veto the tax cuts just passed by the General Assembly. His reason: “lawmakers did not pair the legislation with a corresponding spending cut.” Governor Rendell,…

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Taxes & Economy

Minimum Wage: The Faux Pay Raise

  • December 6, 2005

This Philadelphia Daily News editorial represents the general economic ignorance among people who think government can artificially increase the cost of labor without any negatives consequences. The reality is…

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Education

Universal preschool is inviting universal disaster

  • Nathan Benefield
  • December 5, 2005

SF Chronicle article – Universal preschool is inviting universal disaster. Advocates of universal pre-school in Pennsylvania would do well to heed this warning.

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Taxes & Economy

Lower Taxes = Economic Growth

  • Nathan Benefield
  • December 5, 2005

An analyis of population data and taxes finds that states with low taxes attract residents fleeing states with high taxes: The Heartland Institute – Taxes Fuel Historic American Migration…

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Brookings Institution Presents “Much Ado About Nothing”

  • Nathan Benefield
  • December 5, 2005

The Brookings Institution released a report today titled Higher Education in Pennsylvania: A Competitive Asset for Communities. In this report, they offer findings such as: Pennsylvania has many institutions…

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