Policy

Gov. Wolf says Pa. isn’t ready for legal pot, but his...

(York Daily Record) Governor Tom Wolf doesn’t think Pennsylvania is “ready for recreational marijuana,” he told KDKA Radio Wednesday. Several members of his own party disagree. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale...

Pennsylvania’s 30% Transferrable Tax Credit for Film Makers Pulls in Productions

(Variety) Pennsylvania is firmly rooted in the American imagination as the nation’s birthplace. After all, Philadelphia is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall....

Pa. attorney general targets straw purchases, gun violence in Philly

(WHYY) An enhanced effort is underway to end straw purchases of guns and curtail gun violence in Philadelphia. More cooperation from Pennsylvania and the U.S. —...

House Democratic Policy Committee discuss free college tuition legislation

https://youtu.be/X5eGzz5VrfA State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., today hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing at Temple University on the PA Promise Act, his legislation...

Amendment To Unclaimed Property Law Keeps More Money In Pennsylvanians’ Hands

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the General Assembly recently amended the state’s Unclaimed Property Law to strengthen ‘lost contact’ standards by making...

Kristin Phillips-Hill: People Want Limited Government

(PA Town Hall) Everything state Rep. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) needed to know about putting a stop to government waste and inefficiency she learned from...

First Statewide LGBTQ Affairs Commission

Governor Tom Wolf today will sign an executive order creating the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, the only one in the nation. “The creation of...

Tantalizingly Close, Yet Far Away As Ever – Reducing Size of...

(Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy - by, David Atkinson) That phrase pretty much sums up the recent legislative history of a proposed constitutional...

A Shale Severance Tax? Think Again (Again)

(PA Townhall) Impact fee revenue from fracked natural gas wells in Pennsylvania jumped 21 percent in 2017 from 2016, reversing three years of declines, according...

Why Must Government Grow Each Year?

(PA Townhall - Sen. Mike Folmer) I’ve searched both the United States and Pennsylvania Constitutions and I can’t find it. Where’s it written government...

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