Like you, the diverse group of people that support job creation in Pennsylvania - "Citizens to Protect PA Jobs" - desire a quality of life for Pennsylvanians that can only be fully realized when job creation and economic growth are allowed to flourish.Learn More
The top priority for Citizens to Protect PA Jobs is promoting job creation and economic growth.
In addition, we focus on the issues that directly impact job creation, including education, energy, environmental regulations, healthcare affordability and accessibility, labor laws, lawsuit abuse reform, and tax reform.
Pennsylvania has a workforce problem - a growing skills gap that is making it difficult for employers to find qualified job candidates to fill open positions. We're fighting to close this gap by working with businesses, educators, students and their families to help build the skilled workforce of tomorrow.
Government should operate within its means: evaluating the effectiveness of current programs; weeding out waste, fraud and abuse in spending; and investing wisely in worthy state-run programs that directly benefit taxpayers.
Our natural gas industry holds the promise of economic growth and job creation. Additional taxes hinder this opportunity and drive companies to states with friendlier tax climates that share our resources. We're fighting against proposed new taxes on the industry that would pay for more state spending.
The year was 1986.
The potential for a tax on Marcellus shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf urged leaders of the Republican-controlled chamber to speed it to a floor vote.
A proposed severance tax on natural-gas drilling in Pennsylvania cleared the House Finance Committee today on a 16-9 vote, setting up a possible floor vote next week.
In order to keep paying Pennsylvania's bills without a revenue bill from the Republican-controlled Legislature, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf intends to raise $1.25 billion from future profits of the state's liquor system.
If there is one issue which Americans can rally around after a contentious and hard-fought political season, it's the dire need to grow jobs and improve our nation's infrastructure.
A survey of Pennsylvania residents released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association finds broad-based support for investment in infrastructure to help build out the state's natural gas industry and manufacturing.
The drilling rigs were hard to ignore.
Any federal ban on fracking for oil and natural gas would cause fuel prices to surge, leading to job losses, higher electricity and gasoline costs and an increased cost of living, especially in top gas-producing states like Pennsylvania, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a report issued on Friday.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to tax Pennsylvania's natural gas drillers and have that money go to education.
The centerpiece of Governor Tom Wolf's state budget died its umpteenth death around a negotiating table this week.
State Senator Gene Yaw recently became the latest Pennsylvania lawmaker to join Speaker of the House Mike Turzai's opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 5 percent severance tax on Marcellus Shale drillers.
State Rep. Matt Baker recently joined Speaker of the House Mike Turzai's opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 5 percent severance tax on Marcellus Shale drillers in Pennsylvania.