Prosperity

As the UN Falters, Can Capitalism Stop Russia?

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • May 2, 2022

Originally published in Newsweek Where is the United Nations? The international behemoth’s charter mandates that it “maintain international peace and security.” Despite sucking up billions of American taxpayer dollars…

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Prosperity

Earth Day Activists Ignore Big Wind’s ‘Carnage’ for Eagles

  • Kevin Mooney
  • April 29, 2022

Originally published in The Daily Signal Earth Day came and went April 22 without self-described environmentalists and their allies in the media devoting much, if any, attention to the…

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Education

Our students need a ‘lifeline’ and HB 2169 is it

  • David P. Hardy
  • April 24, 2022

Originally published in the Bucks County Courier Times This month, the Pennsylvania House has been abuzz with anticipation of a vote on Lifeline Scholarship Program, or …

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Prosperity

Stagnant Pennsylvania Economy Requires Real Business-Tax Reform

  • Nathan Benefield
  • April 18, 2022

Originally published at RealClearPolicy In his final annual budget address, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf proposed a major reduction in the state’s corporate income tax. Wolf’s tax-cut plan may come…

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Prosperity

How Big Green Undermines Pennsylvania’s Energy Potential

  • Kevin Mooney
  • April 14, 2022

Originally published at RealClearEnergy Pennsylvania sits at the epicenter of what is aptly described as America’s “natural gas revolution,” which is why the state is well positioned to help free…

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Prosperity

MI and PA Lockdowns Show the High Price of Government Overreach

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • April 13, 2022

Originally published at RealClearHealth It’s official, COVID-19 is no longer a crisis. According to a recent Axios poll, only nine percent of Americans believe COVID is a serious crisis.

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Education

Gov. Wolf Should Pick the Side of Students

  • David P. Hardy
  • April 11, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Citizen All students—regardless of their race, sex, or birthplace—deserve the opportunity to succeed. They deserve education choices. But school boards—and most recently, Gov. Tom…

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Education

An answer for the way COVID put our children behind

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • April 11, 2022

Originally published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Maria Elizabeth had to make a hard choice: send her son to a failing school in Clairton or get a second job selling…

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Prosperity

The tax holiday is a bait-and-switch as a fiscal crisis looms

  • Stephen Bloom
  • March 22, 2022

Originally published at The Patriot-News Just as inflation reached a 40-year high, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine deepens the high food and gas price shock to U.S. consumers—to Pennsylvanians.

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Fairness

How Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Stalls Education Reform Favored by Taxpayers

  • Kevin Mooney
  • March 22, 2022

Originally published at the Delaware Valley Journal Taxpayer-funded public school lobbyists who favor increased funding at taxpayer expense typically oppose legislation that would expand educational opportunities for the children…

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Education

How Tax Credit Scholarships Empower Those Most in Need

  • Kevin Mooney
  • March 1, 2022

Originally published in the Delaware Valley Journal Of all the school choice bills currently up for consideration in Pennsylvania, state Sen. Mike Regan’s proposed expansion of tax credit scholarships…

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Prosperity

Examining Wolf’s revisionist history

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • February 25, 2022

Originally printed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette What will Pennsylvanians remember about Gov. Tom Wolf? This is his final year in office, and Mr. Wolf’s original priorities remain mostly…

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Education

Taxpayer-funded lobbyists block K-12 education reform

  • Kevin Mooney
  • February 22, 2022

Originally published Broad + Liberty Pennsylvania parents who support school choice initiatives are financially supporting lobbying organizations that do not.  That’s because their tax dollars provide school districts with…

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Prosperity

A real budget can bring prosperity to Pennsylvania

  • Nathan Benefield
  • February 19, 2022

Originally published in The Patriot-News In in his annual budget address last week, Gov. Tom Wolf patted himself on the back for his management of the state’s finances. He…

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Prosperity

Wolf’s RGGI fixation will slow Pennsylvania’s recovery

  • Gordon Tomb
  • February 17, 2022

Originally published at City & State Gov. Tom Wolf’s timing for imposing a new energy tax could hardly be worse. Pennsylvania’s economy is trying to recover from the pandemic’s…

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Education

Exposing the truth about education funding

  • Stephen Bloom
  • February 16, 2022

Originally posted at LancasterOnline Does more money improve student performance in our public schools? This question is at the heart of many policy debates in Harrisburg and is central…

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Fairness

Reforms would reduce corruption and restore workers’ rights

  • Stephen Bloom
  • February 14, 2022

Originally published in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review In Harrisburg, lawmakers are building momentum for a series of reforms that will empower public sector workers and defend taxpayers. The House Labor…

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