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How Much Do We Spend on Education?

How much do we spend on our public schools in America? Quite a lot, actually, but you wouldn't know it if you posed the question to the average voter. In poll after poll, Americans vastly underestimate per-pupil education funding and overall school spending.
For example, in a recent national ...

Posted on 8 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Divorced from Washington

BEDFORD - Although it closed decades ago, the G.C. Murphy Co. name remains integrated on the tiled floor of Founders Crossing, an antique store and caf now occupying the corner of Lincoln Highway and Juliana Street here.

In the 19th-century Italianate building's ...

Posted on 6 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Scholarship Program Saves Billions

For Immediate Release
Commonwealth Foundation
Contact: Cindy Hamill
(856) 607-4208

Scholarship Programs Already Saved School Districts Nearly a Billion Dollars
EITC and OSTC Save Money While Improving Education Outcomes

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Posted on 6 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Downtown Development and Prevailing Wage

(October 3, 2014)--Upon handing $4 million to a Downtown Pittsburgh construction project, Pennsylvania's Governor was quoted in a newspaper article as saying, "It's going to make a huge difference in the central business district of Pittsburgh".

In the ...

Posted on 3 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Six False Claims by the EPA to Control Waterways


P.O. Box 338, Hershey, PA 17033
www.susvalleypolicy.org - susvalley@susvalleypolicy.org - 717-471-3513

SIX FALSE CLAIMS THE EPA IS MAKING TO HIDE ITS ATTEMPT TO CONTROL AMERICA'S WATERS

The EPA's Proposed Water Regulation Also Would Make the ...

Posted on 3 October 2014 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation October 2, 2014

Pennsylvania Bill Would Keep Women in the Dark about Abortion

A new Pennsylvania bill deceptively named the Patient Trust Act could threaten women's right ...

Posted on 3 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Obama Foreign Policy: Four False Premises

On Monday night, President Obama announced the beginning of an anti-ISIS bombing campaign. Just prior to this, the YouGov polling firm that tracks Presidential approval on Foreign Policy, recorded its second lowest approval number ever — only 36% approval and 56% disapproval. Will this ...

Posted on 2 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Toomey Calls for Goddard to Revoke Cop Killer Invitation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2014
Contact E.R. Anderson 202-224-8609

TOOMEY CALLS ON GODDARD COLLEGE TO REVOKE INVITATION TO COP KILLER AS COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This morning, U.S. Senator Pat ...

Posted on 2 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Is Senate GOP Leader Impediment to Reform?

October 1, 2014:

One of the most common questions people ask us is, why can't Harrisburg enact reforms like they have in Wisconsin, Indiana or Michigan?
According to a letter sent from Senator Scott Wagner to Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, the blame in large part rests on the ...

Posted on 1 October 2014 Keep Reading...

A Ruined Black Tie Affair

My favorite Garth Brooks song, about having friends in low places, has a great lyric where he sings "I showed up in boots and ruined your black tie affair." That refrain could be sung by Pennsylvania's newest state senator, Scott Wagner, who just months into his term, has called for the ...

Posted on 1 October 2014 Keep Reading...

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