In the Spotlight

  • East Allegheny Teachers on Strike

    In yet another indication of how out of touch with economic reality the teacher unions in Pennsylvania are, the East Allegheny District teachers are on the picket line demanding more generous terms in a new contract. Terms the school board … 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