Education

Commonwealth “Grow PA” Breakdown

  • Stephen Bloom
  • May 7, 2024

Vice President of the Commonwealth Foundation Steve Bloom joins The Dawn Stensland Show to discuss the Grow PA plan for higher education.

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Energy

Andre Beliveau: EPA Carbon Emissions Rule in PA

  • André Béliveau
  • May 3, 2024

EPA’s Latest Carbon Emissions Rule Is a Raw Deal for Pennsylvanians. New federal regulation would devastate Pennsylvania’s energy industry, increase electric bills, and undermine energy reliability.

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Energy

EPA’s Latest Carbon Emissions Rule Is a Raw Deal for Pennsylvanians

  • April 26, 2024

Harrisburg, Pa., April 26, 2024 — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unilaterally issued a final rule establishing draconian carbon dioxide emission standards, targeting coal and new natural gas power plants. The rule,…

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Education

Charles Mitchell | On Offense in Pennsylvania

  • Charles Mitchell
  • April 25, 2024

Charles Mitchell is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Commonwealth Foundation. Charles grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs in a family of railroaders, teachers, and small…

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Education

Nate Benefield on The Dawn Stensland Show: Common Ground Poll Breakdown

  • Nathan Benefield
  • April 18, 2024

The juxtaposition between the lack of support for Shapiro’s budget proposal (29%) and the massive support for his unfulfilled campaign promises—like Lifeline Scholarships (77%), lowering the business tax rate (81%),…

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Health Care

Pa. House’s Passage of HB 1512 Is a Victory for Patients

  • April 10, 2024

Harrisburg, Pa., April 10, 2024 — Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed House Bill (HB) 1512 by a vote of 197 to 3. The Commonwealth Foundation applauds the passage of the…

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Public Union Democracy

What happened when a teacher spoke out?

  • David Osborne
  • April 3, 2024

In this episode of Disunion: The Government Union Report, host David Osborne interviews physical education teacher John Grande. Mr. Grande has been a teacher for 36 years. After expressing frustration…

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Energy

Pennsylvania Governor Flirts with Reckless ‘Green’ Initiatives

  • March 28, 2024

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro is attempting to rebrand big-government environmental programs that threaten “the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians and the economic vitality of one of the nation’s…

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Government Accountability

Governor Shapiro’s ‘Project Labor Agreements’ Nothing More Than Another Campaign Donor Handout

  • March 27, 2024

Harrisburg, Pa., March 27, 2024 — Today, Gov. Josh Shapiro announced an executive order to require project labor agreements (PLAs) for government projects—a move that, once again, prioritizes campaign donors over Pennsylvania’s…

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Energy

André Béliveau on the Dawn Stensland Show 3.25.2024

  • André Béliveau
  • March 25, 2024

A significant majority of Pennsylvania voters (80 percent) say their household energy bills have increased over the past two years, including 34 percent who say their bills have increased “a…

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Energy

Governor Shapiro’s Disastrous Carbon Tax Hurts Families, Breaks Promises

  • March 13, 2024

Harrisburg, Pa., March 13, 2024 — Today, Gov. Josh Shapiro announced plans for an economy-wide “cap-and-invest” carbon pricing program, the Pennsylvania Climate Emissions Reduction Act (PACER)—a massive new tax that would substantially…

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