Education

Pennsylvania Senators Must Defy Teachers’ Unions to Offer Lifeline Scholarships to Students in Failed Districts

  • Kevin Mooney
  • June 29, 2022

Originally published at Broad + Liberty Before this year’s elections, Pennsylvania state senators will have the opportunity to return taxpayer dollars to parents and students victimized by perpetually failing…

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Education

Scholarship bill is a lifeline for kids

  • Stephen Bloom
  • June 27, 2022

Originally published at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Pennsylvania has become a battleground for educational freedom and choice. Parents from diverse perspectives are showing up at school board meetings, filing lawsuits,…

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Education

Excellent Education Isn’t for the Select Few

  • David P. Hardy
  • June 13, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Citizen Recent controversy over admission standards for Philadelphia’s selective schools made me think of my wife’s journey to attend Masterman when it…

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Prosperity

Good luck taxing the rich when they’re gone

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • June 13, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Widespread shortages. Economic tumult. Disappearing businesses. When Ayn Rand released her magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged, in 1957, her critics considered it a work…

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Education

It’s time to get progressive about education

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • June 6, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Requis Sherby’s recent Inquirer op-ed about escaping public school bullying as a nonbinary and bisexual student resonates with me. I was bullied,…

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Healthcare

Nursing shortage can be fixed by speeding up the licensing process

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • May 30, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Pennsylvania is currently enduring one ofthe worst nurse shortages in the nation. A shocking one in four nursing positions went unfilled…

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Prosperity

Inflation’s cause? It’s the spending, stupid.

  • Nathan Benefield
  • May 28, 2022

Originally published in The Patriot-News Voters, nationally and within Pennsylvania, consistently rank inflation as their top concern. It’s no surprise. Consumer prices have jumped 8.3 percent in…

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Prosperity

RGGI Update: Pennsylvania Legislature Resists

  • Kevin Mooney
  • May 11, 2022

Originally published at Capital Research Center While regulatory relief efforts gather steam in Virginia, lawmakers in Pennsylvania are taking notice. Aptly named the Keystone State for the crucial role…

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Prosperity

Disconnected politicians lose those who ‘vote their jobs’

  • Gordon Tomb
  • May 3, 2022

Originally published at Pittsburg Tribune-Review After a protracted battle with lawmakers, Gov. Tom Wolf’s unilateral push to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) now moves forward. At risk…

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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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