Kevin Mooney

Senior Investigative Journalist

Kevin Mooney is the Senior Investigative Journalist at the Commonwealth Foundation.

Kevin also writes and reports for several national publications in Washington D.C. He specializes in covering the actions of public sector unions and how their public policy stances impact constitutional limited government.

Kevin is a graduate of Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia where he obtained a joint master’s degree in government and communications. He also studied abroad at Hertford College in Oxford University, England.

Prosperity

Earth Day Activists Ignore Big Wind’s ‘Carnage’ for Eagles

  • Kevin Mooney
  • April 29, 2022

Originally published in The Daily Signal Earth Day came and went April 22 without self-described environmentalists and their allies in the media devoting much, if any, attention to the…

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Prosperity

How Big Green Undermines Pennsylvania’s Energy Potential

  • Kevin Mooney
  • April 14, 2022

Originally published at RealClearEnergy Pennsylvania sits at the epicenter of what is aptly described as America’s “natural gas revolution,” which is why the state is well positioned to help free…

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Fairness

How Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Stalls Education Reform Favored by Taxpayers

  • Kevin Mooney
  • March 22, 2022

Originally published at the Delaware Valley Journal Taxpayer-funded public school lobbyists who favor increased funding at taxpayer expense typically oppose legislation that would expand educational opportunities for the children…

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Education

How Tax Credit Scholarships Empower Those Most in Need

  • Kevin Mooney
  • March 1, 2022

Originally published in the Delaware Valley Journal Of all the school choice bills currently up for consideration in Pennsylvania, state Sen. Mike Regan’s proposed expansion of tax credit scholarships…

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Education

Taxpayer-funded lobbyists block K-12 education reform

  • Kevin Mooney
  • February 22, 2022

Originally published Broad + Liberty Pennsylvania parents who support school choice initiatives are financially supporting lobbying organizations that do not.  That’s because their tax dollars provide school districts with…

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Op-Ed: Voters can restore checks and balances in Pa.

  • Kevin Mooney
  • May 12, 2021

On May 18, Pennsylvania voters will have the opportunity to overturn a state Supreme Court ruling that has enabled the governor to repeatedly extend emergency declarations without legislative input.

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