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.
Pennsylvania House Republicans on Tuesday sent the Senate a pared-down budget bill over the objections of Democrats and of county commissioners, who warned the funding cuts could lead to property tax increases.
In a state Capitol room full of union members opposed to the legislation, the House Liquor Control Committee on Monday approved two bills whose sponsors believe are building on the liquor reforms of Act 39 of 2016.
Ever wonder why the business community and labor unions are such unabashed proponents of building a massive pipeline across the width of Pennsylvania?
A key House lawmaker on state liquor policy is "cautiously optimistic" that this could be the year consumers could purchase liquor "to-go" at stores outside the state-controlled system.
The drilling rigs were hard to ignore.
Any federal ban on fracking for oil and natural gas would cause fuel prices to surge, leading to job losses, higher electricity and gasoline costs and an increased cost of living, especially in top gas-producing states like Pennsylvania, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a report issued on Friday.
A nationwide US ban on hydraulic fracturing would have a devastating effect on the natural gas industry and the country's economy as a whole, causing prices to spike to $12/MMBtu and resulting in the loss of 14.8 million US jobs by 2022, according to a report released Friday by an arm of the US Chamber of Commerce.
Sen. Wayne Fontana, D-Allegheny, makes a number of misinformed claims in a recent York Dispatch op-ed ("Gas Drillers Must Work with Pa. Communities," Oct. 19) about the natural gas industry's approach to a select number of overreaching...
Grocery companies in Pennsylvania where beer is already sold in limited quantities seemed receptive to the concept of selling wine in their establishments.
The most substantial overhaul of Pennsylvania's liquor system since Prohibition became law Wednesday, a product of bipartisan cooperation after last year's protracted budget battles.
Gov. Tom Wolf signed the most substantial changes to Pennsylvania's liquor system since the 1930s on Wednesday, a possible signal of bipartisan cooperation over next year's budget.
This fall, for the first time, Pennsylvanians might be able to buy a bottle of Chardonnay in the same store that they buy their Thanksgiving turkey.
A Lackawanna County senator introduced a bill Monday that gives the state auditor general the job of evaluating Scranton's distressed municipal pension plans for fiscal soundness.
Franklin Regional School District's proposed budget for 2016-17 calls for a 0.75-mill property tax increase, and although that would be one of the lowest tax hikes in 20 years, additional tax increases are expected to be needed the following year and the year after that.
The Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System, which invests $25 billion to help fund 236,000 active state workers' and retirees' pensions, has hired Brian Lewis, executive director of the $20 billion Illinois State Universities' Retirement System, to serve as chief investment officer.
Pennsylvania's pension crisis is large, multifaceted and won't be easily alleviated, experts told a gathering of business and government leaders Thursday.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to tax Pennsylvania's natural gas drillers and have that money go to education.
The centerpiece of Governor Tom Wolf's state budget died its umpteenth death around a negotiating table this week.
State Senator Gene Yaw recently became the latest Pennsylvania lawmaker to join Speaker of the House Mike Turzai's opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 5 percent severance tax on Marcellus Shale drillers.
State Rep. Matt Baker recently joined Speaker of the House Mike Turzai's opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 5 percent severance tax on Marcellus Shale drillers in Pennsylvania.