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…

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…

Episode 62: Ethan Demme, Entrepreneur & Township Supervisor

Episode 62: Ethan Demme, Entrepreneur & Township Supervisor

As former U.S. House Speaker Tip O’Neil famously said, all politics is local. In this episode, entrepreneur and East Lampeter Township Supervisor Ethan Demme takes a hyper-local look at how local governments can foster—or hinder—economic growth and opportunity. Particularly, Ethan…

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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…