Issues: Property Taxes


Voters Like Gov. Wolf’s Budget Plan

The latest poll from Franklin and Marshall’s Center for Opinion Research shows that a solid majority of voters—58%—support Gov....

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Monster Wells and Soaring Revenues

There’s wonderful news coming out of Pennsylvania’s gas fields, if you’re an investor. Range Resources is boasting about its...

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Senate Appropriations Committee: Part III of an Education Budget Preview

The Senate Appropriations Committee met on March 30 to discuss the proposed 2015-16 education budget with Acting Education Secretary...

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IFO Forecasts Lower Property Tax Revenue in Future

Act 1 may not be perfect, but it has slowed the growth of school property taxes. Since the passage...

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Property Tax Elimination Bill Advances in Senate

It was a good day for corporations that own land in Pennsylvania; not so much for individual Pennsylvanians who...

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Senate Bill 76: A School Defunding Formula Bill?

The Senate Finance Committee did not take up Senate Bill 76 this week, a positive sign. The committee held...

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Video: Don’t Let Property Tax Plan Derail PA Schools

The future of Pennsylvania schools—and the quality of education every child receives—is at stake in a property tax proposal...

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Property Tax Elimination Bill Threatens Long-term Public School Funding

Property tax elimination proposals have been getting a lot of attention this week, so we took a closer look...

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School Funding Should Be Harrisburg’s Top Fall Priority

On Monday, parents, school board members, and citizens from across Pennsylvania came to Harrisburg to fight for more school...

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Property Tax Shift Bills on Their Way to House Floor for Consideration This Week

On the first day of the new legislative session and at the same time a number of education groups...

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