Policy Brief


  • State Budget Done Before Deadline?

    There was no agenda announced ahead of time for the House Appropriations Committee today, but a news article is reporting that the Committee voted unanimously to approve a $32.7 billion general fund state budget.  Another article mentions that a budget … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

  • Minimum wage games

    “(T)he Pennsylvania Legislature hasn’t given (private-sector) workers a raise in nine years,” Gov. Tom Wolf lamented in a tweet last week. But it should not be the role of any government to set wage floors – a minimum wage — … Continue reading