In the aftermath of a legal battle over redrawing Pennsylvania’s state House and state Senate district maps, one key player believes the commission charged with redistricting the state every 10 years can do better.Read More →
In April 2010, someone in Newtown, Bucks County, threw a party — a political fundraiser, like dozens or perhaps hundreds of similar events held across the state that election cycle.Read More →
By Melissa Daniels | PA Independent
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s state sales tax code – already full of carve-outs for niche industries and special interests – is about to get a little more complicated.
The state General Assembly appears to be on the way to passing a new sales tax exemption for airplane parts and maintenance, meaning private plane sales and repair expenses would go untaxed. The change would mean a loss of $12 million dollars in tax revenue for the state General Fund.Read More →
Debt is drowning governments across Pennsylvania. It’s not a new story, but this week financial problems at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and in the state’s municipalities were front and center.Read More →