Using his public school district email address, Southern Lehigh Education Association (SLEA) President Edward Sinkler encouraged members to lobby against pension reform.
State lawmakers had several opportunities to reduce the political power of labor unions this fiscal year, but failed to pass the necessary legislation.
I was on The David Madeira Show this morning to talk about the death of pension reform in Pennsylvania and how a “moderate” Republican helped bury it.
State Rep. Gene DiGirolamo thwarted Gov. Tom Corbett’s call for pension reform when his motion to recommit the bill to committee passed in the House 107-96.
The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center is in Harrisburg today lobbying legislators to pass a budget that favors one of its major funding sources, labor unions.
Pennsylvania’s public sector unions are using dues — collected by taxpayer-funded resources — to fund dramatic advertisements opposing conservative reforms.
The Tallahassee Democrat is asking government workers to contact the newspaper and complain about a Republican plan to phase state workers into the equivalent of a platinum private sector retirement plan.
public-sector union leaders are preparing to thwart Gov. Tom Corbett’s popular legislative priorities: getting Harrisburg out of the booze business and overhauling the pension program for state and public school employees.
Pennsylvania Budget Secretary Charles B. Zogby presented a stark forecast to the media during his mid-year briefing on Wednesday, December 18. In fiscal year 2014-2015, the cost of state government will exceed revenue by $1.2-1.4 billion. In government terms that’s known as a “structural deficit,” and it means Governor Tom Corbett and the General Assembly […]
A look back at Corbett’s campaign pledges shows he has delivered on many of them during his 34 months in office.