Education

Pa. Senate Committee Passes School Choice Bill

  • January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022, Harrisburg, Pa. — Today, the Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee approved a bill to expand Pennsylvania’s successful and popular tax credit scholarship programs. SB 527, sponsored by Sen. Mike…

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Education

Commonwealth Foundation Files Amicus Brief in Education Funding Lawsuit

  • January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022, Harrisburg, Pa. — The Commonwealth Foundation has filed an amicus brief in an ongoing lawsuit over how Pennsylvania funds public schools. The brief argues, contrary to the plaintiffs’ depiction,…

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Government Accountability

Study: Pa. Taxpayers on Hook for at Least $42 Million in Lobbying Costs

  • December 6, 2021

December 6, 2021, Harrisburg, Pa.—Pennsylvania taxpayers paid for at least $42 million in lobbying expenses from 2007–2020, according to two reports released today by the Commonwealth Foundation. The $42 million…

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Regulation

Jennifer Stefano on Wake Up America on Newsmax

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • November 30, 2021

Commonwealth Foundation's Executive Vice President Jennifer Stefano discusses ongoing supply chain issues on Newsmax's Wake Up America.

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Commonwealth Foundation Promotes Jennifer Stefano to Executive V.P.

  • Michael Torres
  • November 1, 2021

November 1, 2021, Harrisburg, Pa. – Commonwealth Foundation, Pennsylvania’s free-market think tank, today announces that Jennifer Stefano has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President. Her appointment took…

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Pa. General Assembly passes House Bill 1861

  • Michael Torres
  • September 29, 2021

Today, both chambers of the Pa. General Assembly passed House Bill 1861 unanimously. It will now go to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature or veto. Commonwealth Foundation Vice…

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Op-Ed: Empower Parents, Not Union Leaders

  • Nathan Benefield
  • September 27, 2021

Originally published at RealClearEducation Earlier this year, the New York Post revealed that the American Federation of Teachers – one of America’s two national teachers’ unions – had…

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Op-Ed: Want To Grow Your Nonprofit? Stop Fundraising

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • September 14, 2021

Originally published at Forbes My challenge to you: Bring joy back to your development efforts by not fundraising. Sounds crazy, right? But you can drive forward and build your…

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Gov. Wolf Contradicts Himself, Implements School Mask Mandate

  • Nathan Benefield
  • August 31, 2021

Today, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that his administration will implement a mask mandate for all public and private schools and daycare facilities in the commonwealth despite having repeatedly stated that…

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