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Pennsylvania ponders extras for film industry in shadow of $2.3 billion deficit

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Finances, Jobs + Growth, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, Taxes  /  No Comments

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Some Pennsylvania legislators want to increase handouts to the film industry, even though the state and its new governor face a huge deficit and some economists say the payoffs are murky at best for taxpayers.

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Hertz underpaid one PA county by nearly half a million, audit found

By   /  February 20, 2015  /  Accountability, Finances, Local News, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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An audit by Allegheny County’s controller found a nearly half-million-dollar “oops” by the Hertz at the airport. It paid only half of the taxes it collected, and the mistake may cost another $307,000 in penalties and interest as well. With this find, the controller’s office will now audit back to 2008, when the tax was passed.

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PA jobs could head south under Wolf Administration

By   /  February 20, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments


If Florida Gov. Rick Scott has anything to say about it, Gov. Tom Wolf will have his work cut out for him when it comes to keeping businesses and jobs in Pennsylvania.

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Gov. Hogan’s proposal to abolish rain tax a sign of Maryland’s ‘new direction’

By   /  February 18, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Gov. Hogan is getting to work on his tax cutting campaign promises by proposing legislation to get rid of Maryland’s notorious rain tax.

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What Obama’s populist approach means for income mobility

By   /  February 17, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Will Obama’s populist approach to the economy improve income mobility’s steady decline?

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Watchdog Radio: What if we cancel the State of the Union?

By   /  January 26, 2015  /  National, News, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Get ready to give more of your money to the government.

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