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NFIB Applauds Passage of Pension Reform

National Federation of Independent Business 225 State Street, Suite B Harrisburg, PA 17101 717/232-8582 Fax: 717/232-4098
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Suzanne Stoltenberg 717-232-8582 x1 Suzanne.Stoltenberg@NFIB.org

NFIB Praises General Assembly for Passing Pension Reform ...

Posted on 30 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Education Funding Distraction Part 2

(June 29, 2015)--As was noted last week in Part I of this Policy Brief, absenteeism is a serious problem in many poorly performing Pennsylvania districts. Part II offers explanation and statistics to illustrate the importance of the issue.

Very high rates of ...

Posted on 29 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Doesn't Work and Can't be Fired

Here's the phony ad copy for a gun that a friend recently emailed to me: "Ruger is coming out with a new pistol in honor of the Senate and House of Representatives. It will be named 'The Congressman.' It doesn't work and can't be fired."

That would be ...

Posted on 29 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Philly Finally Figures Out How to Sell Properties

The city recently auctioned 89 vacant properties, expecting to bring in $1 million but took in $1.78 million. Could this be The Answer?

Maybe, but it also raises a few questions.

Why does the city own this property in the first place?

The city should not own a single ...

Posted on 29 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Defrauding America

Beginning with the General Motors bailout with a total cost to taxpayers of over $11 billion and the total cost to society of over $50 billion in order to shore up UAW pension plans, the Obama administration has systematically pilfered hundreds of billions of dollars of taxpayer money to give away ...

Posted on 26 June 2015 Keep Reading...

A Sad, Confused Obamacare Decision

In his scathing dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia summarized the Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell in two sentences: "The court holds that when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act says 'exchange established by the state' it means 'exchange established by the state or federal ...

Posted on 26 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Education Funding Commission a Distraction

(June 25, 2015)--What is the most pressing problem with public education in Pennsylvania? According to the teachers' unions, the Governor, the education establishment, and their allies in the Legislature, it is inadequate and unfair funding of schools. The same argument that has been made for ...

Posted on 25 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Things That Make Me Laugh: Campus Edition

The University of California system has declared war on microaggressions.

What's a microaggression?

"Microaggression" is a pseudo-word contrived by hypersensitive, progressive feminist and minority ...

Posted on 24 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Flag Flap Fails to Address Real Problem

While discussing the Charleston church shooting, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry mistakenly referred to it as an "accident" rather than an "incident." For that, he was gleefully ridiculed by political foes and lambasted by the media. And of course, neither missed a ...

Posted on 24 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Cheers to the Magna Carta

It's the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, causing thoughtful Americans who care deeply about scutage, darrein presentment, or the standard width of haberject, to raise their voices in loud acclamation.

The rest of us, however, are left wondering: What does it ...

Posted on 24 June 2015 Keep Reading...

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