Senate Bill 1056, now Act 72 of 2018, ONLY became necessary after Governor Wolf and his Department of Revenue disallowed all depreciation on assets subject to 100 percent federal bonus depreciation. Cost recovery of the asset would only be allowed at the time the asset would be sold or otherwise disposed of, which essentially made Pennsylvania un-investable for manufacturers.
One of the “perks” of being a member of the General Assembly is that you are eligible to have the taxpayers pick up the cost of leasing a car for you. It isn’t something that many lawmakers opt for because it is a perennial campaign issue. However, there are a few lawmakers who still take advantage of the perk and the taxpayers.
By Lowman S. Henry Chairman & CEO of the Lincoln Institute and host of the weekly Lincoln Radio Journal Labor Day is still considered to be the traditional kick-off of the General Election campaigns despite the fact the nation has […]
The Commonwealth Leaders Fund (CLF), a newly formed political action committee, released poll data earlier this week showing that the race for governor between Scott Wagner and Governor Tom Wolf is within three percentage points. These results differ significantly from […]
The Convention of States Project is a nationwide grassroots effort to activate an Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments that would impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and set term limits for federal officials.
On Monday the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Joe Scarnati, revealed that he would be drafting legislation to allow voters registered as independents to participate in Pennsylvania’s primary. Did Scarnati suddenly realize that it was wrong to force taxpayers […]
It was a fantastic night for CAP, and CAP PAC supported candidates. Scott Wagner, the CAP PAC endorsed candidate for Governor, won by a comfortable margin. We look forward to an exciting gubernatorial race in the fall. Pennsylvanians will be […]
This has been an incredible year for CAP and the CAP PAC. We have met with and interviewed amazing candidates from around the state. We are excited to announce that for the first time ever, the CAP PAC is making […]
Partisan politics in Pennsylvania’s judiciary was laid bare by the recent re-gerrymandering of the commonwealth’s congressional districts when a redistricting plan was forced upon voters by judicial fiat.