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Elizabeth Bryan


    Wed, February 17, 2010

    The True Cost of Unemployment Compensation


    Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation fund is bankrupt. Beginning in March 2009,the Keystone State borrowed over $2 billion from the federal government to keep it solvent. Unfortunately, ...

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    Tue, September 01, 2009

    Rendell's Mixed Energy Agenda


    Governor Rendell frequently talks about the need to combat rising energy costs. Yet he continues to support policies that will increase Pennsylvanians' electric bills and endanger thousands of jobs ...

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    Thu, May 28, 2009

    Government Intervention Prolongs Recessions


    Recessions are a tough time for all–many lose their jobs, family incomes shrink, and budgets are squeezed. But recessions are natural and, in the long-run, foster a stronger economy. It is ...

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    Tue, April 07, 2009

    Electricity Deregulation: A Successful Transition


    Most Pennsylvania residents will soon see significant increases in their electricity bills. Many state lawmakers are concerned about the political backlash they will receive as a result. But it is ...

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    Tue, December 02, 2008

    What's Wrong With PA Higher Education?


    In the midst of rising tuition, dwindling tax revenue, and a recession, the presidents of 13 state-owned colleges are collectively receiving $147,427 in raises, which would equal tuition for 27 ...

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