Salamanders, Hornets, & Bad Political Strategy

Salamanders, Hornets, & Bad Political Strategy

By Matthew J. Brouillette. This piece originally appeared in several news outlets in southeast Pennsylvania.  Recently, our state House members voted 191-6 to make the Eastern hellbender Pennsylvania’s official state amphibian. Unfortunately, some lawmakers find it easier to stand up for a…

Capitalism Works (and “Capitolism” Doesn’t)

Capitalism Works (and “Capitolism” Doesn’t)

By Matthew J. Brouillette, president and CEO of Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs. This piece is based upon various presentations he has given to thousands of high school students and adults across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Lessons of History…

The Spirit Of Socialism Vs. The American Spirit

The Spirit of Socialism vs. the American Spirit

By Abhi Samuel. Remarks Delivered May 1, 2019 to students at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy, Boalsburg, Pa. Last October I became an American citizen, and it was one of the proudest and most cherished moments in my life. I want…

How Government Can Help Pa. Prosper

How Government Can Help Pa. Prosper

As Pennsylvania employers and business owners, we regularly think long term. Whether expanding our companies, hiring new workers, planning capital investments or responding to economic downturns, we base decisions not simply on immediate benefits or drawbacks but on long-term results.…