PA Lawmakers Call for “Fair Share Tax”

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-23/budget-policy-and-priorities/pa-lawmakers-call-for-fair-share-tax/a56975-1 March 23, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Since 1979, the income of Pennsylvania’s top 1 percent has increased by 125 percent. (bykst/pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. — State lawmakers and public … Continued

Groups Launch “Pennsylvania’s Choice” Budget Campaign

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-01/budget-policy-and-priorities/groups-launch-pennsylvanias-choice-budget-campaign/a56193-1 February 1, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window A coalition of organizations has launched a “Pennsylvania’s Choice” 2017 budget campaign. (Education Voters of Penn.) HARRISBURG, Pa. – A coalition gathered … Continued

Property Tax Elimination Plan Doesn’t Work for Taxpayers or Schools

From the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (http://www.psba.org): The truth is that it is not a panacea for taxpayers or school districts. Instead, the elimination of the property tax merely serves to create additional, higher tax burdens for other taxpayers and … Continued