A day after an investigative report revealed troubling campaign expenditures made by Pennsylvania's top lawmakers, those same lawmakers pushed for an amendment that would make it more difficult to access their campaign expense reports.
In a recent report, Pennsylvania was ranked as the seventh least tax-friendly state in the nation. Gov. Wolf seems determined to lower that ranking even further by issuing an executive order joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
The same unions that donated millions to Gov. Wolf's re-election campaign now stand to collect more than $1 billion in state labor contracts. Who was looking out for taxpayers at the negotiating table?
Aside from the absurdity of having taxpayers subsidize profitable filmmakers, many production companies are not actually using the film tax credit at all--they're “selling” it to other businesses for cash.
CAP has launched a new Accountability Index to help voters and taxpayers get a better feel for what is happening in the state capitol. The index will focus on legislation that impacts taxpayers and bills that will affect the future of the Commonwealth.