High taxes make for a slow-growing economy. And communities feel the pinch of high taxes as more and more native Pennsylvanians leave the Keystone State to prosper elsewhere. To remain economically competitive, Pennsylvania must lower state taxes and ensure businesses have the opportunity to succeed. Lower taxes will incentivize more individuals to call Pennsylvania their home, ultimately spurring our statewide economy forward.

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Pa. Economic Trends September 2022

  • September 16, 2022

Overview Families across the country continue to feel the pressure of rising prices. The Consumer Price Index is up 8.3% over the last year, and while gasoline prices have fallen…

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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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Corporate Welfare, No Boost to Business Climate

  • August 16, 2022

Summary Pennsylvania’s economy continues to struggle. In June, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate reached 4.5 percent, the fifth highest in the nation.[1], [2] As of June…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Two-Year Anniversary of Gov. Wolf’s Shutdown

  • March 18, 2022

March 18, 2022, Harrisburg, Pa. — This weekend marks two years since Gov. Tom Wolf’s arbitrary, unilateral shutdown of Pennsylvania’s “non-life-sustaining” businesses. On March 19, 2020,…

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Jennifer Stefano on Newsmax 3.7.2022

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • March 7, 2022

Executive Vice President of the Commonwealth Foundation Jennifer Stefano joined Newsmax in the 8:00 A.M. hour to talk about Russia, Ukraine, and the economic impact of the conflict.

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