They are things you buy all the time – from non-prescription drugs to candy to concert tickets and haircuts – and they are all tax-free in Pennsylvania. That is, at least for now.
New Castle Area School District gave Gov. Tom Wolf quite a welcome, as he pitched his budget plan of $400 million more in state money for basic education funding.
We’re so used to movie and TV companies in Pittsburgh with their Hollywood celebrities that it’s easy to think this could go on forever. Not true.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed trade off — lower property taxes, but higher income and sales taxes — is getting mixed reaction.
Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid and shift education funding away from local property taxes.
More details of Gov. Tom Wolf’s forthcoming budget proposal emerged Monday, as top Democratic lawmakers said Wolf’s ambitious proposal must be considered as a whole, rather than as pieces.
Gov. Tom Wolf will urge lawmakers to cut Pennsylvania’s major corporate income tax rate by half, while broadening how it is applied, to make the state more attractive to employers, he said Wednesday.
Parents of students at a local school district are heated over busing routes.
Wondering how the City of Pittsburgh is spending your tax dollars?
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s allocating $650,000 from next year’s budget to outfit the city’s entire police force with body cameras.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf might have been off the mark by hundreds of millions of dollars when he said during his campaign that a new severance tax on natural gas drillers would raise more than $1 billion, potentially complicating his bid to secure new funding for Pennsylvania schools and alleviate a severe budget shortfall.
If you live or do business in the City of Pittsburgh, start preparing to dig a little deeper because you’ll be paying more to do either next year.
Governor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald’s bid for re-election as county executive.
A proposal on the table for Pittsburgh City Council would raise city real estate millage by a half mill, which would cost the owner of a $100,000 home an extra $42 a year.
Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday a shortfall in revenues and unexpected expenses in the current budget, shortfalls that the Corbett administration says require additional adjustment