If big-city mayors from across the country get their way, food stamp users might lose their ability to redeem sugary drinks such as soda.
State Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) wants to attract gun manufacturers to his district and the surrounding area with a $38 million matching grant program, PennLive reported.
Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) president Jerry Jordan said the teachers’ union is unlikely to agree to work-rule reforms that “do not raise student achievement or teacher quality” — even in exchange for a full $140 million in city, state, and federal funding for the financially-strapped school district. The nonprofit Philadelphia School Partnership has been […]
The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus hopes to get over 1,000 people at a July 11 rally to oppose Pennsylvania’s voter identification law, which has been put on hold since last fall and will come before the Commonwealth Court on July 15.
Uncapping the Oil Company Franchise Tax would allow Pennsylvania’s gas and diesel taxes to rocket upwards, making them the most highest tax rates in the nation.
The $120 million requested from the state by the chronically financially-strapped Philadelphia School District is not likely to materialize, despite the efforts of Gov. Tom Corbett, U.S. Senator Bob Casey, and lawmakers in Harrisburg.
Although Connecticut recently joined states like Arizona, Kansas, and Michigan, in putting its film production tax credit on a two-year hiatus, Pennsylvania is headed in the opposite direction.
SMG is inheriting a labor-union problem at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, according to Tom Ferrick of AxisPhilly.
Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) President Jerry Jordan recently claimed states that don’t base teacher layoffs purely on seniority have worse student performance, overlooking states such as Alabama and Colorado.