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.
As the Pennsylvania legislature battles out the budget in Harrisburg, many legislators have suggested tax increases to bridge a $1 billion budget gap.
Republican State Rep. Gene DiGirolamo called the Medicaid expansion “absolutely the right thing for Pennsylvania” and began pushing for it last week.
While the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education faces a huge deficit, the faculty union is using time and resources to oppose liquor privatization.
Over 1,000 union members from around Pennsylvania gathered in Harrisburg today for a theatrical and impassioned protest of paycheck protection legislation.