This week, we blogged about a new report on state tax avoidance by some of the largest U.S. corporations, how to really save money on public construction projects, and legislation that undermines the state’s ability to review most health insurance rate hikes.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- On health care, Sharon Ward blogged about legislation that would give health insurance companies the ability to raise individual and small business rates by up to 9.99% annually without any review by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.
- On wages, Stephen Herzenberg shared his op-ed on why Pennsylvania's prevailing wage law is good for workers and the quality of public construction projects.
- On state taxes, Chris Lilienthal wrote about a new report examining state corporate tax-dodging by some of the nation's largest corporations.
- And in the Morning Must Reads this week, Mark Price shared news stories on the role of school choice in increasing educational inequality, Wells Fargo's settlement of charges it rigged bids on bond auctions affecting local governments in Pennsylvania, tax benefits for corporations, the economic development ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, and why it's good to be a privatizer.