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.
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
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.
Pennsylvania's economy is humming - more of us are working than ever before and tax revenues are coming in well beyond expectations, according to the Department of Revenue.
Sales of soda and other sweetened beverages have declined by 51 percent at chain stores in Philadelphia since the city's controversial tax on beverages took effect in 2017, according to a study released Tuesday, one week before city primary elections in which the tax is a key issue.
Natural gas is revitalizing Wyoming County.
Opponents of Gov. Tom Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania initiative held a news conference Thursday to express their concerns that the plan would unfairly impact the state's natural gas industry.
A Mercer County commissioner and Pennsylvania business groups expressed their opposition Thursday to Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed severance tax on natural gas drillers.
The article "Texas report: Pennsylvania 2nd only to us in natural gas production" (March 13, TribLIVE) pointed out that even though Texas is the United States' de facto energy capital, Pennsylvania is a major player.
A number of business and trade industry associations on Thursday voiced opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania initiative, which would be funded by a severance tax on natural gas extraction.
Texas may be the biggest natural gas producer in the country, but Pennsylvania isn't far behind - and it's gaining.
Are they putting something in the water out in Harrisburg?
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.
Think Pennsylvania taxes should be fairer, more sensible?