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Wolf Budget Includes Retroactive Tax Hike

Governor Wolf gave his annual budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday. One of the strangest things about the speech was that he didn't talk about any of the details of his 2016-2017 budget proposal. Instead, he spent nearly thirty minutes lecturing and insulting House ...

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Governor Insults Legislators, Demands Higher Taxes

PMA's FY 2016-17 Budget Proposal Response

On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf brazenly scolded House and Senate Republican lawmakers instead of presenting a budget proposal to an equal branch of government. The budget fiasco now consuming Harrisburg, he said, is the ...

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Wolf Wants More of Your Hard Earned Money

More money -- $3.6 billion to be exact. That is the amount of additional tax revenue Gov. Tom Wolf wants from you to fund his tax and spend budget.

To that I ask, "How dare he?"

Although his budget address to a joint session of the General ...

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Jobs Report Short on Reliability

(February 11, 2016)--The December jobs report for the Pittsburgh metro area was just released. At first glance, the report on balance seems quite positive. Data from the household survey show a lower unemployment rate, while the employer payroll survey shows a 14,000 increase in nonfarm jobs ...

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Our Quadrennial Lunacy

Polls reveal it, politicians exploit it, and voters confirm it. Americans are angry — very angry. Indeed, voter anger may be the driving force in the 2016 presidential contest.

Much of this anger seems aimed at the political class, but maybe it shouldn't ...

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Five Facts on Wolf Budget

Yesterday, Gov. Wolf doubled down on his tax-and-spend agenda. Here are five facts you need to know about how Gov. Wolf's budget would affect your family and our state:

1. It's more of the same. Wolf's proposed budget mirrors what he repeatedly offered–and ...

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Minimum Wage Increase Will Cost PA Jobs

Minimum Wage Increase Will Cost PA Jobs
Independent Fiscal Office Report Confirms It

HARRISBURG (February 10, 2016) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reacted to Gov. Tom Wolf's call for a $10.15 minimum wage explaining that a ...

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Alco Certified Property Values

(February 9, 2016)--Three years after the reassessment in Allegheny
County property values in 2016 stand at $99.8 billion, with $76.7
billion being taxable and $23.1 billion exempt from taxation--a ratio
of $3.32 in taxable value for every $1 in exempt. These figures are
based on the ...

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Labor Policies Threaten PA's Future

Pennsylvania is functionally, albeit unofficially, bankrupt. Local
governments, school districts and the Commonwealth have been impoverished,
partially because unions such as PSEA and dozens of others pour millions of dues-payers' dollars - aka, graft money -- into the campaigns of ...

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Metcalfe Warns Taxpayers on Wolf Appetite for Monty

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February 9, 2016


Metcalfe Warns Taxpayers of Wolf's Insatiable Appetite for More of Their Money

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