Benefits of Liberty in Right to Work States, by Roger Howard

March 16, 2013 
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A recently published letter to the editor of this paper, The Daily Local News (PA), By Al Martino of Oxford would lead readers to believe that there are fewer job opportunities, lower wages, insufficient benefits and slower economic growth in right-to-work States than in States with compulsory union dues.  This is false. Studies of the […]

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The True Face of Political Courage, by Anthony J. Oleck

June 11, 2012 
Filed under Featured Articles List, Local, National, Pennsylvania

So what does political courage look like? Let me first tell you what it does not look like… it doesn’t look like Andy Dinniman or Dominic Pileggi or even Gov. Corbett for that matter. Two weeks ago I criticized Sen. Dinniman’s “education rally” in West Chester.  I called it a union rally because while decrying […]

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Demand Pension Reform Now, by Sean Carpenter

May 1, 2012 
Filed under Featured Articles List, Local, Pennsylvania, State

It is no secret that the West Chester Area School District, along with 500 other Pennsylvania school districts, is facing falling income tax, home sale, and commercial property revenues.  At the same  time, expenses for items like fuel are rising, and more importantly our mandated pension costs are skyrocketing. School boards across Pennsylvania are therefore […]

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Time To End Taxpayer Funding Of Solar Power, by Ray Farrell

Time To End Taxpayer Funding Of Solar Power, by Ray Farrell

In 2009 and 2010, our State politicians dumped $180 million of good taxpayer money into a pit of grants and loans for solar projects across Pennsylvania. Now HB.1580’s creator, State Representative Chris Ross (R-158th), wants to double-down on this bad idea and throw more good money after bad. Representative Ross openly admits that this bill will increase energy costs through rate increases and he seeks to reinforce this failed idea through higher electric bills for you and me.

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Redistricting – Has it Impacted You?

January 24, 2012 
Filed under Elections, Featured, Featured Articles List, Pennsylvania, State

Redistricting – Has it Impacted You?

Update: June 8, 2012

On Friday, June 8, 2012, the 2011 Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved and filed a Final Reapportionment Plan with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Legislative Assembly.

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