Month: October 2015

Tax-friendly states are gaining Pa. retirees

By adding an average of 803 new residents each day between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, Florida recently passed New York to become the nation’s third most populous state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Pa. budget: Wolf’s hard head

We used to think that Gov. Tom Wolf had a fairly large hole in his head – one born of naivete, given how so many of his nonsensical policy prescriptions defied not just economic reality but realities political, too.

Second ask: Gov. Wolf’s new plan still falls short for Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf’s scaled-back tax plan to end the political stalemate and balance the state budget for 2015-16 is more realistic than the plan he announced in March, which would have raised the income, sales, cigarette and business taxes and introduced a severance tax for Marcellus Shale drillers.