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.
Public sector workers need to know that “fair share fees” are no longer mandatory and that union dues payments are not a condition of their employment. That's why Rep. Klunk has introduced House Bill 785, legislation that would make sure the First Amendment rights of public employees, as established by the Janus decision, will not be violated.