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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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House GOP moves to fully uncork wine sales in Pa.

A plan proposed by state House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny County, would allow shoppers to buy their wine where they get their pasta and sauce - in the normal grocery aisles instead of a segregated cafe area of the store.

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.

Atlantic Sunrise pipeline gets environmental approval from FERC

Williams Partners LP on Tuesday said its Atlantic Sunrise pipeline expansion has received environmental approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Pennsylvania needs nuclear power

A new report shows how important it is to the commonwealth's economy

Pipelines are key to Pa's energy future

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.

Survey: State residents strongly support building of pipelines

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.

Winery owners see positive impact from new liquor bill

Owners of wineries throughout Northeast Pennsylvania said they will see positive impacts from a historic liquor bill Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law Wednesday that will expand wine sales.

Liquor bill promises sweeping reforms, but with strong detractors

In one fell swoop, the House delivered the most comprehensive overhaul of the state's liquor system since it began in the 1930s to Gov. Tom Wolf.

Alcohol sales expansion passes PA House, headed to Gov Wolf

In an about-face, state lawmakers moved quickly and unexpectedly Tuesday to pass a long-stalled bill that would greatly expand alcohol sales by chipping away at Pennsylvania's Prohibition-era liquor laws.

Pension reform and Internet gambling rolled into budget talks

With Memorial Day just days away, half of the state Legislature is expected to act this week on a series of bills that could become bargaining chips in final budget talks that will heat up next month.

Pension costs demand action

The Democratic Wolf administration and Republican legislative majorities have just begun the battle over the 2016-2017 state government budget.

Unwise budget scheme ignores pension reform

Pennsylvania's fiscal landscape has been marred in recent years by protracted budget battles, repeated credit downgrades and the threat of multibillion dollar tax increases.

Seneca Valley budget proposal includes tax increase

The Seneca Valley School Board has approved a spending plan draft that would raise the property tax rate by 3.1 mills, from 119.9 to 123.

PSEA seems to have forgotten what matters in school funding debate - students

One of the key differences in the ongoing budget impasse between the Gov. Tom Wolf and the General Assembly is the issue of education funding.

Money for schools won't be there

Gov. Tom Wolf's $1 billion gas severance tax for education is the greatest illusion ever created in Harrisburg.

IN THIS CORNER: Natural gas powering our economy

As most Pennsylvanians know, we are producing more natural gas than all but one other state, thanks to the prolific supplies of gas in the Marcellus and other formations.

A new tax on the gas industry? It's not a responsible move

There are no natural gas well pads in Lancaster County, but Pennsylvania's emerging natural gas industry has had a profound and positive impact on our community.