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March 12, 2021
election integrity

Election Integrity: What has the PA House Learned about 2020?

Pennsylvania's election integrity is a big issue in the Legislature this year. Our recent discussion with House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove offered some interesting insights but also revealed just how much more we need to know.
March 5, 2021
Senator and Mrs. Regan and Sen. Jake Corman

You’re Right; Politicians Don’t Care What You Think

With Mrs. Regan's recent appointment to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the windfall collected by Sen. Mike Regan and his wife now totals over a quarter-million dollars a year. All thanks to Sen. Jake Corman and political nepotism.
March 3, 2021
The Green New Deal is coming to PA by way of the RGGI

RGGI: A Green New Deal Closer to Home

If you like the Green New Deal's plan to dismantle the nation's fossil-fuel-based economy, you'll love Gov. Wolf's plan to do the same thing here in Pennsylvania. Take action to stop Wolf from entering the Commonwealth into the misguided Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
February 23, 2021
Tragic and avoidable nursing home deaths in New York and Pennsylvania

Guest Post: It’s Time to Hold Tom Wolf Accountable

The tragic and avoidable nursing home deaths that occurred in New York and Pennsylvania can now be laid squarely at the feet of their governors.
February 17, 2021
Russ Diamond's bill would lower judicial corruption. Is it any wonder that special interests hate it?

Guest Post: Minimizing Opportunities for Judicial Corruption

Who wouldn't like a bill that lowers judicial corruption and increases the gender, demographic, and geographic diversity of our appellate courts? Special interests in Harrisburg, that's who.
February 10, 2021
Tom Wolf's Budget Proposal

Governor Wolf’s Budget Proposal Demonstrates Disconnect from Reality

Gov. Wolf's latest budget proposal, featuring a new natural gas extraction tax, a minimum wage increase, and a massive income tax hike, is completely divorced from reality. He apparently thinks tax money just falls from the sky.
January 29, 2021
Taking Back PA

Taking Back PA: Legislative Progress

The move to take back Pennsylvania and restore the proper checks and balances to state government begins with removing the unilateral dictatorial authority of the governor.
January 25, 2021
Leo and Lowman Henry

Constitutional Amendments to Take Back PA

CAP CEO Leo Knepper sits down with Lincoln Institute Chairman & CEO and frequent guest contributor Lowman Henry to discuss the constitutional amendments currently under review to reign in Governor Wolf’s emergency declarations as well as potential changes to the Pennsylvania judiciary.
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.