Senate Appropriations Committee: Part II of an Education Budget Preview

The Senate Appropriations Committee met on March 30 to discuss the proposed 2015-16 education budget with Acting Education Secretary Pedro Rivera.  Three topics were discussed at the committee hearing that will be key to understanding the upcoming budget process:

The Fight for $15 Is Already Lifting Wages

Today in 200 U.S. cities workers will rally for higher pay and a union.  These actions, which started in November of 2012, have been instrumental in building momentum for state and local minimum wage increases. 

March Collections Show why We Need Corporate Tax Reform in Pennsylvania

March is always the most important month for the collection of corporate taxes because nearly half of all corporate tax dollars for the fiscal year come in at this time. While overall tax collections were on target in March 2015, a closer look shows why we need to re-think our corporate tax policies in Pennsylvania.

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