Recent Issues

Don't Wait on Washington for Manufacturing Jobs


During his campaign stops in Pennsylvania, President-elect Donald Trump touted his intention to bring manufacturing jobs back to the state. That’s a worthy goal, but the truth is the Keystone State doesn’t need to wait for a president of either party to start revitalizing its manufacturing sector.

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Tax Sends Vape Shops Up in Smoke


Imagine you find a way to help others live healthier lives, and this passion leads you to invest your savings to start a related small business. Now, imagine state government taking it all away from you with the stroke of a pen.

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State Government is Killing My Business


In 2013, I opened my first business. I’d overcome many challenges and assumed some gut-wrenching risks to get there, but I did it—and I was proud. But less than three years later, my business—my dream—is on the brink of shutting down because state government is taxing it to death.

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Recent Blog Posts

How Pa. Can Overcome the Crisis Caused by Covid-19

It’s a thin tightrope to walkbut lawmakers must balance policies that keep Pennsylvanians safe with those that empower medical workers, protect the health care supply chain, and get the economically vulnerable back to work as soon as possible.

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Pa. Lawmakers can Help Families and Businesses Overcome COVID-19

The Legislature can help mitigate the pain families and businesses are feeling. 

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Policy Recommendations to Fight COVID-19 in Pennsylvania

As Pennsylvania faces its greatest crisis in decades, it is imperative that legislators take the lead and enact key heath care, education, and budget reforms to help Pennsylvania families and small businesses.

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