Tax Reform

Recent Issues

A Christmas Wish List for Pennsylvania


“No more lives torn apart, and wars would never start, and time would heal all hearts.” You might recognize those words from the ubiquitous-around-the-holidays song, “Grown-Up Christmas List.” Grown up? Sure. Likely to happen? Not on this planet. Here is a Christmas wish list that can come true and would make Pennsylvania a place where everyone can thrive.

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Moving out of Pennsylvania

Pa. Population Drops for First Time in 31 Years


For the first time since 1985, Pennsylvania’s total population declined last year, falling by more than 7,600, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

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State Spending to Blame for Low Economic Opportunity in Pa.


When it comes to controlling spending, Pennsylvania ranks a disappointing 30th among states, according to the Economic Freedom of North America 2016 report, released by the Fraser Institute.

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Recent Blog Posts

Three Steps to an Honest Budget: Fiscal Reform Priorities 2020-2021

Our legislative roadmap to a balanced budget, a spending limit and a more transparent fiscal process.

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Pennsylvania Loses 54 People Every Day

How long before Pennsylvania becomes one big ghost town? New Census data shows that Pennsylvania lost a net of 19,588 residents to other states in 2019—that’s a loss of 54 people every day. 

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Pennsylvania's Overspending: A $1 Billion-Per-Year Disaster in the Making

Despite continued economic growth and tax revenues projected to be at historic levels, spending continues to outpace taxpayers’ ability to pay.

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