The thimble brigade

The thimble brigade

After several days of struggling behind closed doors, the legislature and governor have managed to accomplish … not much. The so-called “reform” bill currently headed toward likely enactment will do little to address Pennsylvania’s crushing $60...
The model citizen!

The model citizen!

Our legislature’s fondness for taxing the addictions of its constituents — to wit: the nation’s 10th-highest cigarette tax, the state booze monopoly, slots parlors and casino table games — continues apace as it considers legalizing (and heavily...