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.


Last Friday, the General Assembly approved a $40.8 billion state spending plan for FYI 2021-22, without raising taxes.

The timing of the first day of the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference (PLC), the annual congregation of the commonwealth’s leading conservative activists, seemed like divine intervention.

Citizens Amend PA Constitution to Limit Emergency Powers

Last week, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre) rightly called the May 18 ballot questions limiting the governor’s engineered authority to endlessly extend emergency declarations amo

The General Assembly is again poised to deliver a common sense request from Pennsylvania’s businesses, health care providers, and others by passing a limited and specific liability shield against o

Two economic resurgence plans in Harrisburg couldn’t be more opposite in approach and effect.

The constant question dodging, “I’ll-get-back-to-you-on-that,” and blame-shifting answers by the Wolf Administration during the on-going budget hearings lends itself to a sketch comedy with a tragi

The rolling blackouts in Texas stemming from a freak-shot of bitter weather demonstrated the unreliability of boutique power, and, by mere chance, coincided with an important decision in Pennsylvan

Republican legislative leaders to a person denounced the tax increases and other assorted job-killing initiatives unveiled in Governor Wolf’s budget address last week.

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