Tax Fairness: An Answer to Pennsylvania‰’s Budget Problems

Stephen Herzenberg |

In Pennsylvania, the very highest-income residents are getting richer. They also pay less of their income in taxes than everyone else- less than half the rate of the middle class. After 30 years of a middle-class squeeze, it’s time to restore balance. Solving the budget deficit through tax fairness while restoring education and infrastructure investment will revitalize Pennsylvania’s economy, boost opportunity, and improve quality of life.