Home Policy Page 26

Policy

Pa is Only State That Bans Local Cops From Using Radar...

(Governing - Michaelle Bond) Greg Rothman sat in a police cruiser, watching approaching traffic in the rearview mirror. When a passing car's front tire touched one...

California Ignites Tax Revolt II

(Lincoln Institute - Loman Henry) Given its well-earned reputation as a haven for the tax-and-spend crowd most would look at California as an unlikely...

Wolf calls for looser professional licensing laws in Pa.

(WHYY) Gov. Tom Wolf is appealing to the Legislature to pass laws getting rid of 13 professional licensing requirements — including those for barbers, cemetery...

Wolf calls on Pennsylvania Legislature to raise minimum wage

(TribLive - BRIAN C. RITTMEYER)  Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is calling on state lawmakers to raise the state's minimum wage. In a Wednesday morning tweet on Twitter , Wolf...
video

Pa Newsmakers: Mental Health, and School Safety Task Force – June...

(PA Newsmakers) This episode of Pennsylvania Newsmakers features State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, who joins host Terry Madonna for a report on his work on the status...

WHY “GET A JOB!” IS NOT THE ANSWER TO DECREASING RELIANCE...

(Third & State, by Diana Polson) “Just get a Job!”  I’ve heard these words yelled out of car windows when I marched alongside poor and...

A STEP TOWARDS PAY EQUITY IN PENNSYLVANIA

(Third & State - Diana Polson) Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order yesterday aimed at combating pay equity in Pennsylvania. The order, called...
video

Behind the Headlines – June 11, 2018

https://youtu.be/JVtMyV5wakQ In the episode of Behind the Headlines by the Susquehanna Valley Policy Institute, Andy Carter, President of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania,...

Constitution Day Should Be Prominent Among Our Civic Celebrations

(Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy) As much as present-day politics seem in nasty turbulence, there have been more tumultuous times in our national...

To Better Protect Children, Outrage Must Bring Effective Action

(Susquehanna Valley Policy Institute) Pennsylvanians spend a great deal of time railing against real and conjectured faults of state government.  Yet, the relentless criticism...

Recent Articles