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Dispelling the school tax reform myths: Mike Folmer

I support Sen. David Argall’s Senate Bill 76 to eliminate school property taxes and I’m perplexed opponents offer no alternative — except supporting the status quo, which … more

Numbers add up for property tax elimination: Mike Folmer

During my travels throughout the 48th Senate District, I hear a persistent drumbeat: “Eliminate school property taxes.” Not partial elimination or reduced school property taxes — total … more

Watch out for those ‘temporary’ taxes — they tend to last forever: Sen. Mike Folmer

The 2017-2018 budget process began with the governor’s budget address and has continued with hearings of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee. There are certainly no shortages of ideas on … more

No property taxes for education funding? Not so fast, says school board

Middletown Area School Board has come out strongly against proposed state legislation that seeks to relieve Pennsylvanians of the burden of property tax to fund schools.The board voted 9-0 during its … more