In the Spotlight

  • Gaming Revenues Rose in 2015

    Combined Gross Terminal Revenues (GTR) for Pennsylvania’s slot parlors came in at $2.366 billion in 2015, edging the 2014 total by about two percent.  While this ends a two-year skid for GTR statewide, the 2015 value still fell below that … Continue reading

Today's Blog

  • City Pension Fund Ratio Flat

    “Better than it was” or “it could be worse”.  That’s about what one could say regarding the latest numbers from the City of Pittsburgh’s pension trust fund.  At 55% funded, that puts Pittsburgh in the “moderately distressed” category from Act … Continue reading

Taxpayer Q&A

  • Statutory Changes for ICA?

    An article from the weekend states that there could be bi-partisan legislation in the General Assembly coming to make some changes to the oversight board.  What were some of the changes we suggested three and half years ago?