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Tax Increases and Tax Decreases

August 25, 2015

American author and humorist Peg Bracken (who also worked with Homer Groening, father of “The Simpson’s” creator Matt Groening) once asked: “Why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?”[...Read More]

Joint Hearing on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review

August 13, 2015

Senate Finance Committee AND Senate State Government Committee - August 20, 2015
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Following Truman's Example

August 3, 2015

The budget impasse between Governor Wolf and the Legislature is about $3.6 Billion.[...Read More]

“It’s for the Kids”

July 22, 2015

One of the key differences in the ongoing budget impasse between the Governor and the General Assembly is the issue of education funding.[...Read More]

Fighting for Openness, Transparency & Accountability

July 8, 2015

One of the first questions anyone asks whenever making a large purchase or entering into a long-term contract is: “how much is it going to cost?”[...Read More]

Cannabis Contradictions

July 1, 2015

There have been a number of roadblocks in my ongoing journey to help Pennsylvania’s sick and suffering – especially children with seizures and veterans with PTSD – by bringing medical cannabis to the Commonwealth.[...Read More]