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Letter From Pennsylvania: Gov. Wolf Proposes Damaging Budget Rx

Colin McNickle, It was contrarian economist Murray Rothbard who famously quipped that while deficits always are pernicious, “curing them by raising taxes is equivalent to curing an illness by shooting the patient.” And while Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf insisted in his annual budget address on Feb. 7 that he is proposing no “broad-based” tax increases,

Letter from Pennsylvania: State Should Consider Taking Over Pittsburgh Public Schools

Colin McNickle, Pittsburgh Public Schools are in such academic and administrative disarray that the Pennsylvania Department of Education should consider taking control of the district, the president of the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy says. The call for state oversight came after Jake Haulk reviewed the latest report by the Council of the Great City