October

Search

Search:
Filter Resources:
loader
loader
loader
loader

Fact Check on Severance Taxes and Marcellus Shale

  In 2010, the Pennsylvania General Assembly took steps to enact a severance tax on natural gas drilled in...

read more

Plan Would Mark Significant Compromise on Severance Tax

Senate leaders rejected the compromise within the severance tax plan and have refused to budge from a plan that...

read more

What Does the Tax Foundation Business Climate Index Really Tell Us?

The Tax Foundation Press Released its 2011 Business Tax Climate Index, ranking Pennsylvania 26th in the nation. In this...

read more

Natural Gas Industry Report Falsely Claims Sky Will Fall if Severance Tax Enacted

A study financed by the gas industry, overplays the positive impacts of increased natural gas production, while minimizing the...

read more

Property Tax Elimination Bill Threatens Long-term Public School Funding

House Bill 76 and Senate Bill 76 would create a funding gap that leaves Pennsylvania‰’s students permanently behind. Pennsylvania...

read more

Reform, Not Repeal: Pennsylvania Can Provide Property Tax Relief and Protect Public Schools

This paper examines the roles between property taxes and public education in Pennsylvania. Eliminating school property taxes, as some...

read more

Webinar: What’s At Stake for PA Schools in Property Tax Elimination Proposal

Hear firsthand from Mark Ryan of the Independent Fiscal Office and Sharon Ward of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy...

read more

Pennsylvania at Another Crossroads

Over the past few years, many other states, similar to Pennsylvania in 2011 and again today, have faced critical...

read more

Cutting 90,000 Pennsylvania Women from the SelectPlan for Women Program Is Bad Policy

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) will end family planning coverage for almost 90,000 low income women currently enrolled...

read more

A Must-Have for Pennsylvania, Part 2: Investment in Higher Education for Growth and Opportunity

Pennsylvania‰’s deep cuts in funding to K-12 education since 2010-11 have drawn a great deal of attention in recent...

read more

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMO: Higher Education Funding in Pennsylvania

In this press memo, dated October 14, 2016, PBPC shares some of our most recent findings about the funding...

read more

Natural Gas Producers in PA Don’t Pay Their Fair Share

In 2017, Pennsylvania’s legislature has shown renewed interest in enacting a severance tax on natural gas extraction as part...

read more