In the Spotlight

  • How Are PA’s Big City Pensions Faring in 2014?

    In 2009, the Allegheny Institute released a report examining the pension systems in Pennsylvania’s ten largest cities based on population.  Since municipalities administer their own pensions, subject to state law, and there are separate pension plans for different types of … Continue reading

Today's Blog

  • Changes to PA’s Sunshine Act

    There are changes proposed for Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Act, which governs how public meetings are conducted.  The Allegheny Institute testified to the House State Government on the changes, and the testimony can be read here.

Taxpayer Q&A

  • Gaming’s Impact?

    The AP has written a story on the impact on property taxes from legalized slot machines.  While the former Governor sings the praises of its impact on senior citizens, others are less than enthusiastic.  We have written two reports in … Continue reading