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'Kate's Law' to Get Senate Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today delivered a speech on the Senate floor on Kate's Law, which is slated to receive a vote this afternoon. Sen. Cruz first introduced a version of Kate's Law last July and reintroduced the current version in October. The legislation is named ...

Posted on 7 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Socialism: Venezuela Destroys Its Currency

Millennials are among the most avid supporters of the socialism promoted by Bernie Sanders. What is most remarkable is that there is ample evidence that socialist regimes bring untold economic harm to the very citizens who initially support them. My prior article on socialism in Venezuela discussed ...

Posted on 7 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Spend First, Revenue Later Budget Stalls

The General Assembly and Governor Tom Wolf are still working towards a budget agreement, which, as of this writing, will likely be finalized in the weeks following the June 30 deadline. While no one facing re-election wants to repeat last year's bruising nine-month budget battle, the kind words ...

Posted on 6 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Will Lawmakers Renege on Tax Pledge?

Natural Gas Gross Receipts Tax Would Hit 2.7 Million Homeowners

July 6, 2016, HARRISBURG, Pa.–As lawmakers scramble to find revenue to fund the $1.6 billion spending increase they passed last week, a broad-based tax increase, once deemed "off the ...

Posted on 6 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Public Safety Legislation Fails in U.S. Senate

Toomey: Despite Bipartisan Support, Public Safety Legislation Fails To Clear Hurdle
Will Continue Fight To Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Senate was unable to muster 60 votes to move forward on Senator Pat Toomey's (R-Pa.) ...

Posted on 6 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Higher Ed Hysterics

Unintended comedy on American campuses is amplified by how earnestly, authoritatively and hysterically (in every sense of the word) emotionally-adolescent undergraduates express trivialities while attempting to suppress or ban things most adults think of as "a classical education," ...

Posted on 2 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Bloom: Budget More Than We Can Afford

Bloom Says Budget Has More Government Spending Than Taxpayers Can Afford

HARRISBURG — Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) today issued the following statement reflecting his opposition to the $31.6 billion state budget sent to the governor's desk, which ...

Posted on 2 July 2016 Keep Reading...

The Unpopular Vote

What matters in a presidential election, and what will matter in the 2016 election?

This simple question has produced a virtual cornucopia of theories, suppositions and hypothesis, all developed to explain why one party's candidate is elected while the other party's candidate is ...

Posted on 2 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Alexander Hamilton and American Independence

As we celebrate the 4th of July, Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical "Hamilton" is lionizing the life and legacy of Alexander Hamilton. "Hamilton" won 11 Tony Awards, including best musical, a Grammy Award for best musical theater album, the Pulitzer Prize for drama, and the ...

Posted on 1 July 2016 Keep Reading...

Senate Budget Hides Millions in New Spending

Millions in Corporate Welfare Funding Moved Off the Books

Jun 30, 2016, HARRISBURG, Pa.–Yesterday, the state Senate made several tweaks to the House-passed budget–hiding the plan's true cost in the process. Though the publicized spending level, $31.55 ...

Posted on 30 June 2016 Keep Reading...

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