Believe The (political) Science

Believe the (political) science

Op-ed by Matthew J. Brouillette. *This op-ed originally appeared at the Pottstown Mercury on April 28, 2020 and has since appeared in multiple media outlets including the Delaware County Daily Times, Chester County Daily Local, Norristown Times-Herald, Phoenix Reporter & Item, Mainline…

Kids Are Short-changed When Schools Refuse To Change

Kids are short-changed when schools refuse to change

Op-Ed by Matthew J. Brouillette This piece originally appeared at Smerconish.com on April 19, 2020 and has since appeared in multiple media outlets statewide, including Broad + Liberty, the Pottstown Mercury, Delaware County Daily Times, Mainline Media News, Lansdale Reporter, Phoenix Reporter &…

It’s Time To Re-Open Pennsylvania Safely And Responsibly

It’s Time to Re-Open Pennsylvania Safely and Responsibly

HARRISBURG, April 20, 2020—As mounting frustrations spill over into the streets of Harrisburg today in a protest against Gov. Wolf’s shutdown orders that lack transparency, specificity, or communication about when people will be able to get back to work, Commonwealth…

What’s The Goal To Win The War Against COVID-19?

What’s the goal to win the war against COVID-19?

Op-Ed by Matthew J. Brouillette. In any battle, clear objectives are imperative. Unfortunately, in fighting a virus invisible to the naked eye, the end goal has become nearly as intangible: flatten the curve, slow the spread, contain the virus. But how…

To Protect Lives & Health, Wolf Must Revoke Order

To protect lives & health, Wolf must revoke order

HARRISBURG, March 20, 2020—In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive order yesterday ordering thousands of Pennsylvania businesses to shutter operations, with only a few hours of advance notification, Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs president and CEO Matthew J. Brouillette issued…

Once Upon A Turnpike

Once upon a turnpike

It’s like a recurring bad dream. A new year, a new turnpike toll hike. Now, driving the length of the highway costs upwards of $65.70—not counting the return trip. Only, this nightmare is real. We know the usual suspects: infrastructure…

Pot Push Lives In Labor La-la Land

Pot push lives in labor la-la land

While Lt. Gov. John Fetterman crusades on legalizing recreational marijuana, one poll released last fall suggests Pennsylvanians may not be eager to jump on the bandwagon. They’re right to be cautious. Lost amid the legalization hullabaloo is the chaos unfettered…