PMA Bulletin

In continuous publication since 1913, the PMA Legislative Bulletin is the association’s official newsletter on business, governmental, and political affairs. Issued on the first and fifteenth of each month, The Bulletin is a concise, readable, and expertly informed digest of events and trends in public policy. While focused primarily on state government, The Bulletin also provides news on urgent federal issues as well as the activities of Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation. Special editions of The Bulletin are issued as needed.

 

When the layers of Governor Tom Wolf’s latest budget proposal are peeled away during the legislative budget hearings that begin next week, Pennsylvanians will see a rogues gallery of job-killing ta

Legislation that would keep the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) hands off the money it collects by levying fines on the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania will be introduced early

A natural gas pipeline project that will open up markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast for Pennsylvania shale gas has surpassed a major regulatory milestone.

A sure winner for the incoming federal administration will be the development of a fiscally sound plan to rebuild and expand the nation’s infrastructure, including our energy infrastructure.

On Saturday, December 10, PMA Chairman Frederick W. Anton, III, will again welcome Pennsylvania’s top elected officials and “VIP” audience to Manhattan’s historic Metropolitan Club.

Next session, Republicans in the House and Senate will hold a majority margin over the Democrats not seen since the Eisenhower years.

The 2015-16 legislative session in Harrisburg ended much the way it began – with the specter of across-the-board tax increases looming over the Capitol. 

It’s no small or narrow consequence that Facebook filters its “Newsfeed” to block stories that would appeal to conservative readers.

The self-created image of public sector unions as the protector-of-the-little guy is being expertly debunked by a new reform group.

Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-Venango) voted “no” in July on legislation to increase taxes and hike state spending by five percent over the previous year, peeling away the

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