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Op-Ed: Wolf’s budget takes local control away from schools

March 30, 2015

HARRISBURG- American’s for Prosperity, the Keystone states’s leading advocate for economic freedom, today penned an op-ed about Gov. Wolf’s first budget proposal. Pennsylvania State Director Beth Anne Mumford writes: “While tax increases generally harm investment and economic growth (and some disproportionately harm the poor), parents of Pennsylvania students should take notice of what Wolf plans […]

Introducing the “Tax Me More Fund”

March 26, 2015

Have you ever had the desire to send more money to the Pennsylvania state treasury? No, I haven’t either. There are some though, who believe they don’t pay enough in taxes. Since it is wrong to increase taxes on us all simply because a minority of folks don’t think they pay enough, Senator Mike Folmer […]

Do you support the Taxpayer Protection Act?

March 18, 2015

A plan to put commonsense restraint on the Commonwealth’s ever expanding budget as been reintroduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Recently, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington) and Representative Tim Krieger (R-Westmoreland) introduced bills in the Senate and House dubbed the Taxpayer Protection Act. Senate Bill 70 and House Bill 472, respectively, these pieces of legislation would […]

Americans for Prosperity Releases “Wolf Tax Hike Calculator”

March 16, 2015

Estimates tax impact, including everyday items taxpayers may not be able to afford HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity today released a tax calculator to help Pennsylvanians determine how Governor Wolf’s tax hike is likely to impact them. The calculator provides an estimate of how much less money Pennsylvanians will have in their wallet and which everyday items […]

New AFP Radio Ad Holds Governor Accountable for Tax Hike Proposal

March 12, 2015

Humorous one-minute ad explains how income and sales tax hike will hurt the middle class HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) has released a one-minute radio ad airing across the state to hold Governor Wolf accountable for his income and sales tax hike proposals. The ad portrays an advisor to Governor Tom Wolf calling into […]

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