Crucial Reforms Needed in End-of-Year-Budget

The legislature’s proposal to “complete” the state budget, according to early reports, will dig Pennsylvania into a deep hole. Lawmakers seek $10.6 billion in additional spending for the remaining year—instead of covering this year’s existing $3 billion deficit.  

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Erie, PA: The Gateway to Victory in America

For statewide candidates and presidential contenders, Erie stands as the hidden key for victory in the Keystone State, yet it also is the hidden gem that holds our collective resurgence as well

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Philly PD—and all public employees in Pa.—need transparency and accountability

It’s high time that every public employee across Pennsylvania face scrutiny from the taxpayers they serve. Public union transparency measures that have been proposed in the state legislature can ensure accountability.

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State Halts Unemployment Payments Due to Mass Fraud

The purpose of PUA is to provide 39 weeks of payments to workers who lost their jobs due to Covid-19 but are not eligible for regular unemployment compensation. While administered by the state Department of Labor & Industry, the program is funded by the federal CARES Act.  

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Pennsylvania's Mail Ballot Fight Could Go to U.S. Supreme Court

The Pa. Republican Party has applied for a stay of a controversial Pa. Supreme Court ruling regarding mail-in ballots, indicating that it intends to appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Lawmakers Try to Stop Restaurant Catastrophe

Bars and restaurants in Pennsylvania are sounding the alarm, warning that mass closures are on the horizon.

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Struggling Small Businesses Overwhelm Govt. Lifeline

 Bureaucrats caught off guard as tens of thousands of local businesses continue to see steep revenue losses.

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PLCB Makes Pa. National Loser in Liquor Sales & Tax Revenue

Forcing an entire sector of our economy to be funneled through the PLCB kills jobs, hurts small businesses, and makes our state deficit problem even worse—and this is demonstrated in the data.

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Wolf Reluctantly Gives in on Transparency During Emergencies

Wolf backs down from threats to veto transparency bill in the face of mounting pressure from good government organizations and criticism from the news media.

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Public Charter Schools Discounted, Ignored During COVID-19

We were told that district schools were the experts on cyber education. Then the pandemic hit, and reality didn’t match the rhetoric. 

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