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Workers Real Winners in Tax Reform

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Workers, Not High-Earners, Are the Real Winners with Tax Reform

President Donald Trump, in a bold claim echoed by economists and business leaders, said his tax reform plan will be “like ...

Posted on 2 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Slipshod Politics and Lethal Economics

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress, but I repeat myself,” said Mark Twain.

Fittingly, our politicians keep stumbling, some quitting and others being voted out for being even more idiotic than their colleagues, others ousted for ...

Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Who Colluded with Russia: Hillary Clinton

So it's Hillary Clinton - and not Donald Trump - who "colluded" with the Russians to throw the 2016 presidential election.

Hillary's campaign employed a foreign ex-spy to dig for dirt in Russia that Hillary could use against then candidate Donald ...

Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Former Treasurer Hafer Sentenced

Former state Treasurer Barbara Hafer told a federal judge she is "ashamed and heart-sick" Tuesday afternoon as he prepared to sentence her for lying to the FBI and IRS.

U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones III spared the 74-year-Hafer a prison term, ...

Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Most Popular, Least Popular U.S. Senators

Along with President Donald Trump’s declining support across the country, approval ratings for nearly all senators went down in their home states during the third quarter. The period overlapped with several unsuccessful Republican-led attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Criminal Charges Filed in 197th Special Election

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announces Criminal Charges for Interference in Special Election in 197th Legislative District

Charges, Including Fraud by Four Election Officers, Filed Today

PHILADELPHIA â€" Attorney General ...

Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

PA's Embarrassing Teacher Pay Gap

While Pennsylvania public education advocates and teacher unions constantly complain about inequities in school funding and the need for ever more money, the president of the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy says gross differences in teacher salaries have been given short shrift.

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Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Teacher Pay Varies Widely

(November 1, 2017)--Summary: Teacher salary data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Professional Staff Summary report show very large pay differences among the commonwealth’s 500 school districts. This Policy Brief reviews the magnitude of those gaps and offers possible remedial ...

Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

Democrats' Hangovers, Potential Perp Walks

The American left’s collective high on Hopium, Changium, Hillarium and Bernium has left Democrats with a massive Make America Great Again hangover. Characteristically, Democrats, including allies in national media, cannot/will not accept responsibility for their comprehensive failures.

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Posted on 1 November 2017 Keep Reading...

PA's Wacky Budget Season Ends

It was perhaps the strangest budget season in Penn’s Woods since King Charles, II granted William Penn a charter to establish a colony in the New World. The end came relatively quietly with the General Assembly passing a variety of gimmicks aimed at plugging a $2.2 billion budget hole of their ...

Posted on 31 October 2017 Keep Reading...

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