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July 14, 2021

Pennsylvania One Step Closer to Higher Electric Bills

Gov. Wolf's insistence on sidestepping the General Assembly and joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) will crush Pennsylvania's economy, raise utility costs, and send thousands of jobs out of state.
June 29, 2021
Government Spending in Pennsylvania is Out of Control.

Massive Spending Increase is Bad News for Taxpayers

Decades of bipartisan overspending by Pennsylvania lawmakers has outpaced both inflation and the Commonwealth's population. It's not sustainable. Get ready for future deficits.
June 23, 2021
The NEW New Normal

Guest Post: The New “New Normal”

Now that voters have chosen to restore checks and balances to the Pennsylvania constitution, perhaps the most important aspect of this new "new normal" is a greater appreciation for the "old normal" we had all taken for granted.
June 16, 2021
Voting Rights Protection Act

Election Law Reform: Legislative Update

The bipartisan Voting Rights Protection Act, introduced by Pennsylvania state Rep. Seth Grove (R-196), is the largest election reform bill introduced in the country and, if passed, would mark the single largest reform measure undertaken since the Commonwealth's Election Code was adopted in 1937.
June 1, 2021
Ron DeSantis, left, and Tom Wolf, right.

Guest Post: A Tale of Two Governors

Now that Pennsylvania voters have had their say about Gov. Tom Wolf's egregious pandemic policies, PA lawmakers should look to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for inspiration about what to do next.
May 24, 2021
Gov. Wolf's emergency authority has been checked. Now what?

Governor Wolf’s Emergency Authority was Curtailed; What Happens Next?

After a year in which Gov. Tom Wolf repeatedly clashed with the General Assembly over lockdown restrictions, Pennsylvania voters finally chose to curtail Wolf's emergency authority on May 18. With so much bad blood behind them, will the two sides ever be able to work together? What happens now?
May 19, 2021

Breaking: Voters Decide to Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers

Voters had their say Tuesday and weren't fooled by Gov. Wolf's intentionally confusing language regarding his emergency powers.
May 14, 2021
RGGI: Tom Wolf has another tantrum

Governor Wolf’s Latest Tantrum

Gov. Wolf is facing pushback over his unilateral decision to enter the RGGI. In response, he's throwing a tantrum that would make a two-year-old proud.
May 7, 2021
On May 18, EVERY voter has a say on the ballot questions

On May 18th, Every Registered Voter Has a Voice

Don't let Gov. Wolf fool you with his purposely confusing ballot questions. By voting "YES" on May 18, you will be restoring crucial checks and balances to the emergency declaration process.
May 3, 2021
How did the Wolf Administration get the COVID nursing home response so wrong?

How did Governor Wolf get the COVID-19 Nursing Home Response So Wrong?

It's important for Pennslyvania to learn what went wrong with the Wolf Administration's COVID-19 nursing home response. The next question, though, is how can we make sure it never happens again?
April 23, 2021
Dead Voters Litter Pennsylvania's Voter Rolls

I See Dead People (On Pennsylvania’s Voter Rolls)

With at least 21,000 dead people still registered to vote in Pennsylvania, you'd think the Wolf Administration would make purging them a top priority. Nope. It took a lawsuit to get them to take even the most modest of steps.
April 9, 2021
charter schools

Charter Schools: Teachers’ Unions Favorite Boogeyman

It's well past time Gov. Wolf recognizes the value of charter schools and stops demonizing their importance to the Pennsylvania school funding formula.
April 2, 2021
Vote yes on both proposed amendments on May 18.

On May 18th, Voters Have a Chance to Protect Lives and Livelihoods

Gov. Wolf did his best to confuse voters and obfuscate the language of two proposed amendments that would check his power during an emergency declaration. Fight back by voting "YES" on May 18.
March 29, 2021
transportation funding

Guest Post: Taking Taxpayers for a Ride

Gov. Tom Wolf's move to completely restructure and overhaul Pennsylvania's transportation funding formula may sound like a good idea, but given his poor track record, we're skeptical.
March 22, 2021
One year later, and Gov. Wolf has managed to flatten PA's economy, nursing homes, job growth, and public school system.

Fourteen Days to Flatten the Curve: One Year Later It’s Been a Different Disaster

One year later, and it appears Gov. Wolf has only managed to flatten Pennsylvania's economy, job growth, nursing home population, and public school system.