I’m disappointed Gov. Tom Wolf remains committed to enacting higher energy taxes that will threaten the industry I work in by jeopardizing countless jobs and businesses across Pennsylvania.
Month: February 2016
Are Pennsylvania’s public schools underfunded?
Pennsylvania’s government pension crisis should come as a surprise in the same way as does one’s car seizing up after not having changed the oil for 15 years.
The drop in natural gas prices is undermining the revenue flow supporting three state environmental programs.
The Philadelphia Pension Board received the grim news this week when it learned the pension fund lost $218 million of its value in fiscal year 2015.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants a 6.5 percent tax on natural gas drillers.
Making sure credit is given where credit is due is always in the back of my mind when I sit down to write about local happenings.
Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf claimed that Pennsylvania’s current $1.9 billion budget deficit was an unparalleled crisis that could only be solved by passing enormous tax hikes on Pennsylvania families or enacting draconian cuts to schools and social services.
Years of pressure by Pennsylvania Democrats could yield a state minimum wage increase this year, although it likely will require substantial concessions in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
The growth of Pennsylvania’s shale gas production cooled in 2015 as companies dialed back drilling and shut off some wells because of low prices, state data show.