Pennsylvania manufacturing and the hard-working men and women of the Commonwealth that it employs have long been the backbone to our state and nation’s economy.
Month: June 2016
The Shell Chemical vice president in charge of the Beaver County cracker development said the 18-month period between this month’s announcement and construction will allow the multinational corporation to get its “ducks in a row.”
As the budget deadline approaches, I hope that our legislators will once again reject Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to impose a severance tax on natural gas production.
Are they putting something in the water out in Harrisburg?
In a shift that could ease the path to a budget deal, Gov. Wolf said Tuesday that he will no longer seek a hike in the state’s personal income or sales tax to raise new revenue.
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.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is backing off his proposal for an increase on sales or income taxes, and now says his budget priorities can be met without it.
In early June, after years of waiting and negotiating, Shell Chemical Appalachia signed on to build a multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant in Potter Township, Beaver County.
Last week, it was the state’s infamously restrictive alcohol laws that got an unexpected revision.
Public school teachers are paid to teach.