Long-term care advocates say a stimulus would mean “survival” for their industry — and many in Pennsylvania. Federal stimulus dollars can directly support residents and their providers of care at the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The time for recovery from the pandemic – physical, psychological and economic – is now. We must have the vision and will to move past the political infighting, be bipartisan, and fight for bold ideas that put the people first.
By State Senator Vincent J. Hughes and U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean
Pennsylvania lawmakers are grappling with the state’s newest spending plan. Some leaders say now more than ever is the time to spend, while others push stewardship and for debts to be repaid.
By Christen Smith
Governor Wolf’s proposed increase of the personal income tax ignores the Pennsylvania constitution in search of different tax brackets for different income levels.
By Kyle Sammin
Gov. Tom Wolf’s call to raise Pennsylvania’s personal income tax was scrutinized by a number of state senators t a recent budget hearing.
By Dave Fidlin
Wolf’s crusade against school choice and charter schools is based on a big lie: that if only “the system” had more money, then the neediest kids would get the education of their dreams. Parents deserve the truth.
By Marc LeBlond
As his administration continues to be embarrassed by controversy and a floundering vaccine rollout, Gov. Wolf should focus on getting his own house in order before peddling a big-government agenda masquerading as a pandemic response.
By Carl Marrara
Among the myriad issues currently affecting small businesses in Philadelphia, Gov. Wolf’s proposed tax increases shouldn’t be one of them.
By Tirzah Duren
State employees make, on average, more than their private-sector peers, especially when including their increasing benefits.
By Todd DeFeo