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Pittsburgh's Minimum Wage Obsession

A Peduto administration plan to require companies receiving professional contracts valued at $100,000 or more (and paid entirely with city funds) to pay their workers a $15 hourly minimum wage raises a host of potential problems and more questions than answers.

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Posted on 6 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Remembering Fidel Castro's Death

Editor’s note: A shorter version of this article first appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

This past week marked the anniversary of the death of Fidel Castro, our hemisphere’s worst dictator for a half century. When we remember Castro’s death, we ...

Posted on 6 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Court to Hear Challenge to Wolf Budget

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Contact: Gina Diorio, 862-703-6670
gina@thecommonwealthpartners.com

Court Sets Hearing Date in Lawsuit Challenging Wolf’s Illegal Budgeting
Hearing Scheduled for December 12 in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, December 6, ...

Posted on 6 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Troublesome Political Riddles

Riddle me these:

Is it merely coincidence that, for most progressives, “doing good things” always seems to require more government?

Who or what has greater means to undermine personal freedoms, including speech, than powerful ...

Posted on 6 December 2017 Keep Reading...

More Left Wing Intolerance

I suppose the right thing for a university economist to be currently writing about is the Republican tax cut proposal that’s jerking its way around Congress, along with a projection of how the proposed tax reforms would likely affect the annual federal deficits and the official debt of the U.S. ...

Posted on 4 December 2017 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

ONLINE NEWS
December 4, 2017

Call Now to Pass Ban on
Brutal Dismemberment Abortions!


Please call your state representative in the PA House and urge him or her to support Senate Bill 3, which would ban the brutal ...

Posted on 4 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Why Dems Fear Tax Reform

Washington is more partisan than ever, and the examples are too numerous to count.

The current political fight over tax reform legislation provides only the latest such case.

Democrats have specifically supported several of the ...

Posted on 30 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Government Must Stop Doing Union's Work

Most people don’t realize it, but the state government and localities across the commonwealth collect campaign contributions for political action committees (PACs) controlled by government unions.

In February, the Senate sent legislation to the House (SB 166 and ...

Posted on 30 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Local Share Assessment Fix in New Gaming Law

Summary: Act 42 of 2017 has a multitude of changes in store for the gaming landscape in Pennsylvaniaâ€"Internet gaming, fantasy sports, and additional casinos, to name a few. It also put forth a plan to deal with the local share assessment (LSA) paid by casinos to the counties and ...

Posted on 30 November 2017 Keep Reading...

In Defense of the Trump Tax Bill

By Richard Scurry and Colin Hanna

As the tax reform bill heads onto the floor of the US Senate, the single element that seems to draw the most fire from the left is actually the most valuable one to returning our economy’s growth rate to the 3-4% range rather ...

Posted on 29 November 2017 Keep Reading...

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