Legislative Alerts

Take Action Against Medicaid Expansion in PA

March 10, 2015

Medicaid is already an ineffective, unaffordable system that fails to deliver on its health care promises. Expanding coverage to another 800,000 to 1,000,000 new Pennsylvanians is not the reform the Medicaid system needs. Click HERE to let your voice be heard and help stop Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania.

Stand Up for School Choice in Pennsylvania

February 13, 2015

The State Senate has introduced a bill that would cut funding for Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools by 5%, even though they already receive a mere fraction of what brick-and-mortar public schools do. Cyber schools only get 81% of the per pupil funding a district school does when a student decides to transfer, but the Senate […]

Fight to Bring Back Paycheck Protection to PA

January 26, 2015

Currently in Pennsylvania, public employee labor organizations are collecting and using employee dues for political contributions. According to the Commonwealth Foundation in 2011, state government employee unions collected more than $40 million in dues and fees and the Pennsylvania State Education Association took in $56 million in dues and fees with an additional $24 million […]

Taxpayers said, “You’re hired!’ Now get to work!

December 17, 2014

How long could you get away with doing nothing in your new job?  A few days?  A week?  Two weeks?  That is how long the new legislature will be on-the-job before they start working for you.  On January 6th, the 2015-16 Pennsylvania General Assembly will be sworn-in to their new posts, but they don’t plan […]

Interregnum: New Vocabulary Word!

December 16, 2014

inŸterŸregŸnum noun a period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes. There are a lot of Latin phrases floating around in Harrisburg this time of year.  A few weeks ago, the 2013-14 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly adjourned sine die, which is derived from the Latin phrase “without day”, which […]