Welfare programs too often measure their success by the number of people enrolled; not how many people achieve independence. HB 2138 reforms the Medical Assistance program, by adding work requirements for able-bodied adults.
To create a new special fund, Gov. Wolf borrowed $200 million against the State Farm Show Complex through a “leaseback” agreement that will cost taxpayers $191 million in interest over the next 29 years.
Someone has to call out power-hungry elected officials. Since our inception, Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania has proven time and again our willingness to do just that. Rather than cozying up to lawmakers – even those we’ve supported – we believe […]
Friends, The May Primary Elections are right around the corner, which means voters have an opportunity to make their voices heard. At no time do citizens have more power than leading up to an election. It’s the people’s opportunity to […]
Pennsylvania has been at the epicenter of the national political discussion for much of 2018. Special elections, redistricting, and predictions of a “blue wave” have all kept the national media focused on what’s happening in the Commonwealth. And trust us, […]
By Lowman S. Henry Chairman & CEO of the Lincoln Institute and host of the weekly Lincoln Radio Journal The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has triggered a constitutional crisis with the growing possibility that one or more of the justices may […]
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released its version of the congressional districts map on Monday. As we noted previously, the Court lacks authority under the Pennsylvania Constitution to draw districts. It is likely that Republicans will file suit in federal court […]
Last week, Governor Wolf's latest budget proposal was presented to the General Assembly. He primarily recycled talking points from his first three budgets and added an Eagles hat to demonstrate how "in touch" he is with people.
When they failed to take a vote, Scarnati and Corman deprived constituents information about their senators' priorities. Denying voters this valuable information is a disservice to taxpayers and a shameful example of politics as usual in Pennsylvania.
On January 22nd, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an opinion striking down the Congressional districts adopted in 2011. The decision requires that new districts be adopted by the General Assembly and approved by the Governor by February 15th. If new […]
People won’t stay in a place where they can’t earn a living. Instead of adopting broad-based pro-growth policies, politicians in Harrisburg have instead opted for a series of economic development policies that are little more than corporate welfare and central planning.