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Put end to collusion between state and special interests: Jessica Barnett

Should state government help special interest groups collect political campaign donations? Most Pennsylvanians would instinctively answer “no.” In fact, using government resources for … more

Setting Gov. Wolf’s broken record straight: Matthew Brouillette

The 2018 gubernatorial election season is upon us! As GOP candidates seek the nomination to take on Gov. Tom Wolf next fall, the incumbent governor’s big-government allies are already … more

I remain committed to big tax reforms: Mike Folmer

So, what’s next in the ongoing efforts to eliminate school property taxes as I continue to believe no tax should have the power to leave you homeless? Article VIII, Section 1 of … more

Supply-side tax cuts have never worked as promised: Ralph Martire

To stimulate the U.S. economy to “levels you haven’t seen in many years,” President Donald Trump is proposing to cut federal income taxes, for most folks in general, but … more

Who are your heroes? Help them tell their stories: Susannah Gal

Who has been a hero in my life? Merriam-Webster has several definitions of a hero including “a person admired for achievements and noble qualities.” All kinds of people have … more

Tax reform is necessary, but this is absurd: Paul Heise

America, as an idea and as a political reality, faces a daunting list of self-created political and economic problems. The idea of building a nation based on individual rights and … more

Trump must have approval to move against North Korea: Michael Eisenscher

On Aug. 8, Donald Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He ordered the Pentagon to prepare for all military options. In the interim, he has … more

A new country to call home for Eddy the Expat?: Ed O'Connor

After 7,859 miles and 29 hours, the landing gear deployed and the plane came to a halt at Chisinau International Airport in Moldova, Eastern Europe.  Chisinau, the country’s capitol, … more

A way to fight drugs — make it less profitable to traffic opioids: John Cassara, Nathan Proctor

The president will now declare what many of us experience first hand, that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. Frankly, with as many as 59,000 deaths in 2016, there doesn’t seem to … more

States shouldn’t bail out nuclear power plants: David Williams

  More than half of America’s nuclear power plants face a financial crisis. Collectively, these plants lose nearly $3 billion a year. They haven’t been able to compete with power … more
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