Prosperity

We’re in a recession – despite any rosy indicators

  • Nathan Benefield
  • September 1, 2022

Originally published at City & State PA Is the economy in a recession? Facts tell us yes – regardless of what the Biden administration claims.   Real U.S. gross domestic…

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Pa.’s telemedicine waivers create confusion

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 29, 2022

Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer April Hynes of Bucks County was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in August 2020. In what feels like a previous life…

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Education

Why parents are choosing Black-led charter schools

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 22, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer For years, Black parents in Philadelphia have been pulling their kids out of traditional public schools and enrolling them in charters. As of…

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The Inflation Reduction Act Won’t Reduce Inflation

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 15, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer If you think inflation is sufficiently painful, gird your loins. The Biden administration is about to foist the “Inflation Reduction Act” upon us.

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Prosperity

LinkedIn Silences Climate Skeptics While Biden Pushes Expensive Green Schemes

  • Kevin Mooney
  • August 9, 2022

Originally published at RealClearEnergy Be careful about circulating scientific data that debunks the assumptions standing behind costly climate change policies. Otherwise, technology companies reserve the right to muzzle those…

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Prosperity

What Democrats get wrong about climate change

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 8, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Dear Democrats: On the environment, you need to win over people like me. You’re concerned about climate change. It’s one of your defining…

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Prosperity

Pennsylvania’s losing economically to other states

  • Charles Mitchell
  • August 3, 2022

Originally published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Like so many Pennsylvanians, I’ve had to say goodbye to another dear friend who left our commonwealth on the promise of work. The…

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Prosperity

Pennsylvania Avoids a Disastrous Green New Deal Policy—For Now

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 1, 2022

Originally published at Newsweek Pennsylvanians are, for the moment, protected from high costs of a “Green New Deal” initiative being pushed by Governor Tom Wolf via executive order. Earlier…

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Prosperity

Fetterman should focus less on comedy, more on inflation and policy

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 1, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer There’s one person who’s treating his bid for the U.S. Senate like an entertainment opportunity, and it’s not the guy who used to…

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Education

The historic expansion of tax credit scholarships is a win for our kids

  • Nathan Benefield
  • July 31, 2022

Originally published in The Patriot-News Pennsylvania’s new state budget includes a historic $125 million expansion of two successful scholarship programs—the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship…

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Opportunity

How to end cancel culture

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • July 25, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Austin Davis, who’s in the running to become Pennsylvania’s first Black lieutenant governor, said reprehensible things a decade ago. They’re degrading and…

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Education

How innovative education can help Pennsylvania’s economy

  • Gordon Tomb
  • July 20, 2022

Originally published in the Bucks County Courier Times Over two years after Gov. Tom Wolf’s shutdown of all “non-life-sustaining business,” Pennsylvania’s economy still struggles to recover. Pennsylvania has …

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Prosperity

Pennsylvania’s next governor will face a looming budget deficit

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • July 18, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer In 2019-2020, over 75,000 kids in Pennsylvania were denied a chance to leave their failing schools. Now there will be 30,000 fewer,…

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Prosperity

Let’s Put Pennsylvania Back on Track

  • Nathan Benefield
  • July 13, 2022

Originally published at RealClearPennsylvania Pennsylvanians want better. Nearly 70% of voters believe that the commonwealth is “seriously” heading in the wrong direction. Worse yet, new polling shows…

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Education

Pennsylvania schools have a hoarding problem

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • June 30, 2022

Originally published in The Mercury “Pennsylvania has been chronically underfunding school districts for decades,” according to school board member Jackie Huff. That is a common claim by politicians —…

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