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

Pa's Unemployment Rate Down in May, but Still at Near-Record Levels

While employers added 198,000 jobs to payrolls in May, more than 918,000 payroll jobs have been lost since February, or 15% of all nonfarm jobs.

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New Fed Data Shows Wolf's Shutdown Caused Unemployment Spike

Wolf's overly stringent shutdown and his unwillingness to make needed changes has caused an unemployment crisis.

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Op-ed: Pennsylvanians Deserve an Apology

Gov. Wolf called local officials, job creators, and workers “cowards” and “deserters” for assessing local risks and daring to think for themselves.

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