Recent Issues

Pa. Brings Transparency to State Union Contracts


Gov. Tom Wolf today signed into law Senate Bill 644, a historic government transparency reform which empowers the Independent Fiscal Office to estimate government union contracts costs before the contracts are finalized.

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Will Wolf 'Walk the Walk' on 'Government That Works'?


Last month, Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his “Government that Works” plan to reform government contracting and increase transparency. Now, the state Legislature has given Wolf a chance to back up these words with action.

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House Passes Historic Government Union Contract Transparency


Today, the state House passed SB 644 (108-83) to bring much-needed cost transparency to government union contracts—contracts Governor Wolf is negotiating behind closed doors right now.

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Recent Blog Posts

Transparency Deferred During Union Contract Negotiations

Governor Wolf’s administration just finalized secretive contract negotiations with some of his strongest political allies, underscoring the need for greater transparency.

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Union Leaders Lied, Now Members Sue

Unions should represent employees, not work against their own members’ interests. Yet, that’s exactly what happened to eight public sector workers in Erie—and they’re pushing back

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It's Apparent PA's Not Transparent

A recent audit of the Susquehanna River Basin Commission uncovered abuse of taxpayer resources, underscoring the state's crucial need for transparency reforms.

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