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.
Earlier this month, Gov. Tom Wolf championed a list of 38 economists who support his proposal to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage to $15 an hour - a 107 percent increase.
Didi Anderson walked two blocks from her home to the ShopRite in West Philadelphia on Wednesday morning to buy a can of peas for beef stew.
Texas may be the biggest natural gas producer in the country, but Pennsylvania isn't far behind - and it's gaining.
Countless independent studies have shown that mandated wage hikes lead to reduced hours and outright job loss.
A state agency projects that natural gas impact fee collections for 2018 will exceed those from 2017 by $37.4 million.
Pennsylvania's impact fee on shale gas wells is expected to raise a record $247 million this year, driven in part by the anticipated receipt of millions of dollars in past fees that the state plans to collect after winning a state Supreme Court case last month.
Impact fees on unconventional natural gas operations in Pennsylvania hit a single-year high in 2018, according to the state's Independent Fiscal Office.
The fee Pennsylvania collects from natural gas drillers is expected to reach a record $247 million this year, according to figures released Thursday by the state's Independent Fiscal Office.
In a shift that could ease the path to a budget deal, Gov. Wolf said Tuesday that he will no longer seek a hike in the state's personal income or sales tax to raise new revenue.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is backing off his proposal for an increase on sales or income taxes, and now says his budget priorities can be met without it.
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Over the past year and a half, Pennsylvania's fiscal landscape has been marred by protracted budget battles, repeated credit downgrades and the threat of multi-billion dollar tax increases.