• OPPOSE HIGHER TAXES ON ENERGY AND PHONE BILLS!

    These tax hikes will increase energy and phone bills by as much as several hundred dollars annually for millions of Pennsylvanians.

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Responsible State Spending

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.

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Stop New Energy Taxes

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.

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A 'very credible' new study on Seattle's $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers.

Letters to the Editor: Now's not time to slap tax on Pa.'s growing energy

As the state continues to grapple with persistent budget issues year after year, some have continued to call for an additional tax on the energy industry.

Workers, businesses that would benefit from gas pipeline swarm Lancaster hearing

This time, the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline's blue-collar workers, trade organizations and business supporters turned up the heat.

Merit selection still crucial

Just over one year ago, we came together as former governors from across the political spectrum to call for the adoption of merit selection of statewide judges and justices to the appellate Supreme, Superior and Commonwealth courts.

Shell releases sustainability report, says it spent $193 million on 'social investments'

Royal Dutch Shell spent nearly $193 million worldwide last year on voluntary social investments, including hundreds of thousands spent in Beaver County.

Guest view: Why the energy industry in Pennsylvania has no time to lose

As president of the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council, I have been closely following the accelerating pulse of energy development in the state and beyond for many years.

Report: More than $10 billion invested into region last year, highest amount ever

Companies invested more than $10 billion into the 10-county region last year, the largest capital investment ever recorded in western Pennsylvania, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance.

EDITORIAL: 2 billion reasons to support Sunoco pipeline across Pennsylvania

Ever wonder why the business community and labor unions are such unabashed proponents of building a massive pipeline across the width of Pennsylvania?

Pa. makes a mark in direct-to-consumer wine market

Pennsylvanians last year embraced their new ability to have wine from across the country shipped directly to their homes.

Erie beer stores to sell six-packs, singles

New law will allow Pennsylvania beer stores to sell six-packs, singles, growlers starting Tuesday.

Get your corkscrews ready: Wine sales start Tuesday at a central Pennsylvania Sheetz

Make sure your corkscrews are in a convenient location.

Why Pensions' Last Defense Is Eroding

Long-term returns for U.S. public pensions are expected to drop to the lowest levels ever recorded

State's public pensions to get scrutiny in audit

Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars.

Pennsylvania's state retirement systems are in for a 'stress test' from the Auditor General

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday he is launching a performance review of the state's two major public sector employee retirement systems.

Auditor General DePasquale announces review of Pennsylvania's pension systems

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday that his office will be auditing the state's two retirement systems that manage nearly $80 billion to make sure they are operating as efficiently as possible.

As tax season winds down, these U.S. jurisdictions have it best and worst

Filing season highlights discrepancies and policy implications from around the country

Wolf relents on tax hikes; 9-month Pa. budget impasse ends

Pennsylvania's epic budget stalemate ended Wednesday when the Democratic governor backed off a recent veto threat, leaving just slivers of his once-ambitious agenda intact after nine months of partisan gridlock that threatened to shutter schools and forced layoffs at social service agencies.

Trash pickup bills may be tipped higher

Customers could pay more for trash pickup if the governor's plan to hike the fees for dumping waste at landfills is approved, waste haulers said.

Don't let fee boost landfills

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