Amazon Loss Can Be Pa.’s Gain

Amazon Loss Can Be Pa.’s Gain

By: Matthew J. Brouillette -- “The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat.” Jim McKay popularized this phrase on ABC’s Wide World of Sports, but the race to secure Amazon’s HQ2 showed economic contests can deliver their own thrills and…

Will SEIU’s Millions Buy Wolf’s Veto Of Anti-Poverty Bill?

Will SEIU’s Millions Buy Wolf’s Veto of Anti-Poverty Bill?

HARRISBURG, October 18, 2018—Yesterday, the General Assembly sent Gov. Tom Wolf transformative welfare reform that would help thousands of Pennsylvanians escape poverty through meaningful work or volunteer requirements. While low-income, healthy Pennsylvanians trapped in cycles of poverty have the most…

Oral Argument Scheduled Sept. 13 In Wolf Budget Lawsuit

Oral Argument Scheduled Sept. 13 in Wolf Budget Lawsuit

News Release —The Commonwealth Court has scheduled oral argument, sitting en banc, in the lawsuit seeking to hold Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania General Assembly accountable for violating the state constitution’s balanced budget requirement. WHAT: Oral Argument in Brouillette, et…

What Janus Ruling Means For Gov. Wolf’s Agenda

What Janus Ruling Means for Gov. Wolf’s Agenda

News Release:  June 27, 2018—Today’s historic Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, upholding Mark Janus’ right to choose whether to fund a government union, is a major win for worker freedom—and a major loss for Gov. Tom Wolf and his…

Pennsylvanians Spared Utility Bill Hike

Pennsylvanians Spared Utility Bill Hike

By Matthew J. Brouillette. Editorial Note: This piece was originally published in the Somerset Daily American on June 6, 2018. Since then, the Legislature did not embrace Wolf's severance tax proposal and passed a budget with no tax increases.  Who…

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