Op-Ed: How the Taxpayer Protection Act would help Pennsylvania

Originally published in The Morning Call

Here is what Pennsylvania taxpayers can expect from Harrisburg over the next two years: overspending and massive deficits. That’s according to the latest Independent Fiscal Office forecast of state revenue and spending.

The prediction includes annual deficits of nearly $2 billion beginning in fiscal year 2023-2024, caused by lower revenue (and higher inflation). Meanwhile, state government spending is set to grow nearly $4 billion over the next two years.

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