These tax hikes will increase energy and phone bills by as much as several hundred dollars annually for millions of Pennsylvanians.
Contact your House member today and tell them to OPPOSE new and increased taxes on residential and commercial natural gas, electric and phone bills!
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.
Gov. Tom Wolf spoke briefly Tuesday about the pension bill moving toward his desk this week, calling it a "significant start" on what has become one of Pennsylvania's worst political catastrophes.
If there is one issue all Pennsylvanians can rally behind, it's the need to create more jobs, improve our economy and position the Commonwealth to be a national and global economic leader.
The state Senate recently took the first steps toward passing a significant overhaul of Pennsylvania's troubled public pension systems.
Pennsylvania has endured structural changes in the bedrock industries of our state's economy.
As local municipalities, community groups and the Rose Tree Media School District grapple with potential safety concerns regarding the Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 and 2X pipelines, an independent report released by Team Pennsylvania Foundation has outlined the economic benefits of the natural gas resources it will carry.
It's the safer way to transport natural gas and create jobs
As Pennsylvania's governor touts the potential for billions of dollars in new investment by petrochemical manufacturers, his environmental agency is struggling to process applications to drill the natural gas wells that will be needed to supply the fledgling industry.
A study released Tuesday by the governor's office and the Team Pennsylvania Foundation suggests that up to four more ethane crackers could be built in Pennsylvania or Appalachia beyond Royal Dutch Shell's $6 billion petrochemical plant under construction in Beaver County.
When Pennsylvania lawmakers revised the state's alcohol laws this summer, they gave residents the ability to have wine shipped from any winery in the world to their doorstep.
For Pennsylvania wine drinkers, having Napa Valley bottles shipped right to their doors has long been a dream.
Wine can now be delivered directly to your home if you live in Pennsylvania.
The day when you can buy a bottle of Pinot Grigio or Cabernet Sauvignon at the grocery store in Pennsylvania is closer to reality.
Increases in pension fund payments, charter school expenses and salaries are driving up school budgets across the region.
Defined-benefit pension plans are long gone at most private-sector employers, yet Pennsylvania lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf want to retain some form of them for future state employees and public schoolteachers.
Last week, it was the state's infamously restrictive alcohol laws that got an unexpected revision.
The state pension fund serving teachers and other school employees lowered its official expectations for investment returns, a move that could increase costs for school districts in the coming years.
NOT TO UNDULY alarm anyone, but it appears that Pennsylvania never will have a budget again, at least not one from Democratic Gov. Wolf and the current Republican legislature.
Gov. Tom Wolf is caught in a time warp.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf unveiled on Tuesday a $33.3 billion budget proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf presented his 2016-17 budget on Tuesday.