Posts Tagged: budget

PA is #1 on this harmful list – and lawmakers want to make it worse.

July 3, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

FACT: Pennsylvania already takes more money from citizens through casino gambling than any other state – even Nevada, with its Mecca, Las Vegas.

There, at least, a substantial percentage of the money-losers at casinos traveled there for that purpose. It’s … Read more

Expanded Gambling Does Not Pay Off for State

February 20, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Gambling, Politics | Tags: , , ,

From the Patriot-News:

When Pennsylvania changed the law last year to allow bars to run small games of chance, the state expected to be deluged with thousands of license applicants.

So far, it’s received six. And two of those … Read more

As State Budget Deadline Looms, New Opportunity for School Choice in Pennsylvania!

June 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Politics | Tags: , ,

by Tom Shaheen

With State Budget Facing Deadline, We May See More School Choice in Pennsylvania!

As PA House and Senate leaders and Gov. Corbett hammer out a state budget with the June 30th deadline looming, we hear that there … Read more

Budget Crunch – Most PA Teachers Refused Pay Freeze

September 6, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Teachers in nearly four out of five districts ignored Gov. Tom Corbett’s request for a voluntary pay freeze. Governor Corbett’s reaction: “You see a lot of teachers that were laid off in districts that refused to take a wage freeze, … Read more