Now that both the House and Senate have agreed on how much to spend in the new budget, attention is focused on a possible expansion of legal gambling in Pennsylvania. The House has approved a plan that that would allow casino-style gambling in bars and airports. Speaker of the House Mike Turzai explains the potential […]
With the budget deadline only a few days away, we hear from Ray Zaborney, Partner of Red Maverick Media, and Frank Kury, Former PA House Representative and Senator. Some of the anticipated topics include pensions, gambling, and how to generate revenues without increasing broad based taxes.
House Minority Leader Frank Dermody says that Washington Republicans are like Harrisburg Republicans, because they don’t want to listen. Rep. Dermody says the Washington contingent wrote a massive health care bill in secret without the benefit of public hearings. Similarly, Harrisburg Republicans, he says, want to borrow two billion dollars to balance the state […]
Senate Policy Committee Chairs, Sen. David Argall and Sen. Lisa Boscola, talk to us about what they expect in the final budget as the deadline approaches. Topics discussed included: property taxes, State police fees for municipalities, gambling expansion, proposals to borrow against state assets to fund the budget and the merits of cutting the Health […]
Only one-half of the workers in Pennsylvania have a retirement plan at work. It’s an important option to have, because a lot of workers believe that they can’t save any money without it. But a lot of businesses say they can’t afford the cost of a 401(k) plan. Treasurer Joe Torsella supports the idea of […]
In April, the PA House had advanced a bill on mandatory minimum sentencing, according to The Morning Call. Bret Bucklen, Director of Planning, Research, and Statistics for the PA Corrections Department, and David Arnold, President of the PA District Attorneys Association, give us their view on the subject and how it could affect the state.
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