Education

Gov. Shapiro’s budget shoves Pennsylvania in the wrong direction

  • Nathan Benefield
  • February 17, 2024

Originally published at The Patriot-News Pennsylvania’s population is shrinking as working-age families move away to other states. State policymakers’ most important challenge is how to make our commonwealth…

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Energy

How states can lead the charge on energy affordability and reliability

  • André Béliveau
  • February 16, 2024

Originally published at the Washington Examiner To challenge the Left’s environmental radicalism, we need a prudent vision for an environmentally friendly but reliable electric grid that delivers…

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Public Union Democracy

Lawsuits allege government union officers engaged in dubious financial schemes

  • Kevin Mooney
  • February 15, 2024

Originally published at Broad + Liberty Union officers have knowingly undermined the financial well-being of their members through deliberate acts of misinformation and misappropriation, according to ongoing litigation in…

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Education

If Josh Shapiro wants to compete with Ohio, he needs to imitate Ohio

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • February 12, 2024

Originally published at The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Gov. Josh Shapiro is right: Pennsylvania is losing to Ohio. In the last two years, Pennsylvania witnessed a net loss of 2,425 residents and…

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Education

How Gov. Shapiro Can Help ‘Every Child of God’

  • Guy Ciarrocchi
  • February 2, 2024

Originally published at RealClearPennsylvania “I believe every child of God deserves a shot here in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” Gov. Josh Shapiro said last year, “and one of the…

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Public Union Democracy

With Unions, the Numbers Tell the Story

  • David Osborne
  • February 2, 2024

Originally published at Townhall Newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows union membership rates fell nationwide last year, continuing a yearslong trend. BLS’s union…

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Education

Shapiro’s Budget Better Be “Competitive as Hell”

  • Nathan Benefield
  • January 31, 2024

Originally published at RealClearPennsylvania Pennsylvania governor Josh Shapiro likes to brag about being “competitive as hell.” Unfortunately, Pennsylvania is losing—and I’m not talking about football. U.S. News &…

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Education

More state dollars won’t create better scholars

  • Nathan Benefield
  • January 28, 2024

Originally published at LNP Earlier this month, the Basic Education Funding Commission released its long-overdue recommendations regarding Pennsylvania’s fair funding formula for public schools. Unfortunately, the recommendations from the…

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Public Union Democracy

Government Unions Prioritize Politics Over Representation

  • Kevin Mooney
  • January 26, 2024

Originally published at DC Journal According to an analysis of campaign finance records, government unions place a significant premium on political activism than on representing their members. This is…

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Education

Can Cherelle L. Parker deliver justice for Philly kids?

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • January 16, 2024

Originally published at The Philadelphia Inquirer Cherelle L. Parker should not be the mayor of Philadelphia. That’s not an opinion — that is the truth, as Parker herself told…

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Energy

A Federal Power Grid Would be Everyone’s Worst Nightmare

  • Gordon Tomb
  • January 12, 2024

Originally published at the Delaware Valley Journal When a cold snap in December 2022 caused widespread power outages, central planners eagerly called upon the federal government to play a…

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Prosperity

Pennsylvania Needs Regulatory Reform

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • January 8, 2024

Originally published at RealClearPennsylvania Katie Walsh owns and operates two businesses: a tattoo parlor and a spa. If she could, Walsh would merge her two businesses. Pennsylvania’s onerous regulations,…

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