Month: July 2015

House Speaker pushes state liquor overhaul

A leading proponent of liquor privatization in the Pennsylvania Legislature said Monday that selling off the state stores must happen for any type of tax to be increased, with budget talks deadlocked nearly a month into the state’s new fiscal year.

Turzai links liquor overhaul to new taxes

A leading proponent of liquor privatization in the Pennsylvania Legislature said Monday that selling off the state stores must happen for any type of tax to be increased, with budget talks deadlocked nearly a month into the state’s new fiscal year.

School funding: Reform pensions

The relentless push by some Pennsylvania lawmakers, citizen groups and Gov. Wolf to increase public school funding ignores an inconvenient fact based on the latest expenditure and revenue figures released by the state’s Department of Education: