Commonwealth Foundation Objects To SEPTA Getting State Funds, Being Able To StrikeNate Benefield from the Commonwealth Foundation says too much state money goes to SEPTA and that they should not be able to strike.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | November 2Chris continued his coverage of the SEPTA strike, the presidential election and the World Series. He spoke with Nate Benefield from the Commonwealth Foundation at 7:00 and Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 about the SEPTA strike and to Penny Nance from Women for Trump at 7:20.
Public Employees Should Be Able To Divert Union DuesBob Dick, a Senior Policy Analyst at the Commonwealth Foundation, spoke with 1210 WPHT's Dom Giordano about a dispute between some public employees and their union over the collection of dues.
Wolf Breaks With Obama On Charter SchoolsJames Paul, a Senior Policy Analyst at the Commonwealth Foundation, criticized Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf for breaking with President Obama regarding their stances on charter schools.
Next Round Of Fiscal Battles Have Already BegunLiz Stelle, the Director of Policy Analysis at the Commonwealth Foundation, talked with 1210 WPHT's Dom Giordano about the Pennsylvania's 2015-16 Fiscal Code and the next budget battle looming on the horizon.
Pennsylvania Leads The Nation In Corporate WelfareBob Dick, a Policy Analyst at The Commonwealth Foundation, talked with Talk Radio 1210's Dom Giordano about another dubious distinction for Pennsylvania, leading the nation in corporate welfare.
Philadelphia's Soda Tax Is Excessive"This is a punitive tax intended to be, well, this is good because we want to get people off of sugary drinks. But where does it end? Former Mayor and Governor Rendell said why not tax donuts? Well, why not extend this and tax the Philadelphia cheesesteak?"
Opposition Celebrates Wolf's Acceptance Of Legislature's BudgetGovernor Wolf's opponents are happy he has accepted the legislature's budget and commonwealth's fiscal impasse is over.
PA Pays Too Much For Public EmployeesBob Dick, a Policy Analyst at the Commonwealth Foundation, says Pennsylvania taxpayers are paying too much money to support the commonwealth's public employees.
Wolf Playing Politics With Public SchoolsJames Paul, a Senior Policy Analyst at The Commonwealth Foundation, criticized Governor Tom Wolf's handling of Pennsylvania's budget crisis after the commonwealth's Department of Education issued guidelines for school districts on closing if they run out of money.
Commonwealth Foundation: Governor Wolf Wants A Retroactive Tax
Wolf Budget Address Met With Resistance