January 15, 2021
Speaker Plaques

The State of Corruption

The removal of the plaques on the portraits of the Commonwealth's former state House Speakers effectively rewrites the history of Pennsylvania's political corruption in their favor. Click below to take action and call on Speaker Bryan Cutler to return the plaques and restore dignity to the people's House.
January 12, 2021
The Time Has Come to Take Back PA

Guest Post: Take Back PA

After Gov. Wolf's extra-constitutional power grab during the COVID-19 pandemic, the time has come for the people of Pennsylvania to “institute a new government” protective of our rights. The time has come to take back PA. 
January 4, 2021
Leo Knepper and Senator Doug Mastriano

Interview with Sen. Doug Mastriano

CAP CEO Leo Knepper sits down with state Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) to discuss the 2020 General Election in Pennsylvania and other issues facing the Commonwealth.
December 15, 2020
Wolf vetoed legislation protecting PA businesses from frivolous COVID lawsuits.

Guest Post: Wolf Wages War on Business

Any pretense Gov. Tom Wolf had of "protecting" businesses and their patrons from the coronavirus went out the window recently when he vetoed legislation that would have protected rule-abiding businesses from the threat of frivolous COVID-related lawsuits.
December 8, 2020
Gregory Wrightstone

Gov. Wolf’s Latest Plan to Increase Electric Bills

In this episode of The CAPitalist Cast, CAP CEO Leo Knepper sits down with climate contrarian Gregory Wrightstone, author of "Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn't Want You To Know," for a wide-ranging discussion about a number of topics related to climate policy. 
November 30, 2020
Pennsylvania Fiscal Code

End of Year Budget Queues Up Problems for Next Year

A peek into Pennsylvania's Fiscal Code offers an eye-opening insight into the revenue sources being used to fill the Commonwealth's gaping budget holes–among other things.
November 18, 2020
Wolf Leads Democrats to Electoral Disaster

Guest Post: Wolf Leads Democrats to Electoral Disaster

The presidential race notwithstanding, Democrats in Pennsylvania lost resoundingly on Election Day, and the inept policies and leadership failures of Gov. Tom Wolf are perhaps the biggest reasons why.
November 10, 2020
CAPitalist Broadcast

2020 General Election Recap

In the first episode of the CAPitalist Broadcast, CAP CEO Leo Knepper interviews Carl Marrara, vice president of government affairs at the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association to discuss the impact of one of the most contentious and controversial elections in modern history.
October 28, 2020
Election Day 2020

The General Assembly Can Limit the Election Day Damage; Will They?

Despite the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's best efforts to tip the scales in favor of Democrats by rewriting state election law, the General Assembly still has a significant trump card to play to head off Election Day disaster. The question is, will they use it?
October 14, 2020
PA Labor Unions Stack the Deck

Stacking the Deck for Labor Unions

At the state level, Labor Unions in Pennsylvania frequently box out competition by using their government cronies to implement arcane policies and unfair contract restrictions. Now, they're stacking the deck at the local level, too, and it's largely going unnoticed.
September 28, 2020
The US Chamber of Commerce is no friend to small business owners

With Friends Like These…

The US Chamber of Commerce just made it clear that when it comes to advocating for and supporting small businesses, they prefer cronyism to free-market capitalism.
September 23, 2020
Pennsylvania Supreme Court rewrites election laws

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continues to Rewrite Laws, This Time on Elections

The Democratic majority of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court seems to see its role as more of a super-Legislature than a co-equal branch of government. That's a big problem when it comes to free and fair elections in the Commonwealth.
September 15, 2020
Audit into shutdown waivers is discredited by Auditor General's actions

DePasquale Compromised Audit of Wolf’s Shutdown Waivers

By taking campaign contributions from Gov. Tom Wolf, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale--who is running for Congress--compromised his audit into the governor's shutdown waiver process and eroded the public trust.
September 2, 2020
How Employers Can Register Voters

How Entrepreneurs and Job Creators Can Register Voters

There is no greater time than now to register voters. For employers, the effort should be part of a non-partisan campaign to promote civic responsibility.
August 26, 2020
Spending Money on Lobbyists

The Bigger the Government, the Deeper the Swamp

When a business's ability to open its doors depends on the good-will of the Governor's office, spending money on lobbyists makes perfect sense. It's about survival.