Looking for a job that pays more than $90K a year, provides $180 a day for whatever you want, guarantees you an annual raise no matter what, and gives you access to the best health insurance for a pittance? Welcome to Pennsylvania Government!
When it comes to accepting gifts, cash isn't the only ethical issue for Pennsylvania lawmakers. A proposed House bill that seeks to eliminate a variety of valuable gifts seems to be an important step in the right direction.
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.