Issues: Privatization


Why Do Rural Legislators Vote for Voucher Programs That Deliver NO Benefits to Their Counties?

Imagine two Pennsylvania programs that subsidize a mix of the state’s most expensive private schools catering to the very...

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A Teachable Moment in the PLCB Debate

Those of us who have been parents or teachers often talk about “teachable moments.” Teachable moments occur when something...

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The Emperor’s New Liquor Stores

Act 39 flew through the House of Representatives and was signed by Governor Wolf too fast for us, and...

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Gov. Wolf Should Veto Hidden Tax Increase That Could Hike Water Rates by Hundreds of Millions

As most readers of this blog know, Pennsylvania just concluded a 2015-16 budget process nine months late because the...

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Video: Debating Liquor Privatization

I am a guest on PA Newsmakers this weekend along with Katrina Anderson of the Commonwealth Foundation debating the...

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Everything You Need to Know about 2013-14 Budget

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center has released a full detailed analysis of the 2013-14 state budget plan spending...

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Misplaced Priorities: Another Run at Privatizing Alcohol Distribution

Governor Tom Corbett announced on Wednesday his new plan for privatizing the distribution of wine and spirits in Pennsylvania....

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