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.


The General Assembly and Governor Tom Wolf are still working towards a budget agreement, which, as of this writing, will likely be finalized in the weeks following the June 30 deadline.

Spending restraint and opposition to tax hikes by Republican lawmakers over the past five years have likely kept Pennsylvania from entering a fiscal death spiral.

The General Assembly and Governor Tom Wolf are about to apply the old adage – you’ve got to learn the rules to know how to break them properly.

Under the law and for all practical purposes, international trade is Washington’s domain.

If Pennsylvania’s U. S. Senate race went to the candidate most qualified to promote economic growth and create jobs, it wouldn’t be a race at all.

Governor Wolf evidently missed Civic Class on the days they discussed the separation of powers.

Fred Anton opened the 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference (PLC) in Harrisburg this past weekend with a word of caution: with the presidential election dominating the headlines, don

Governor Wolf’s announcement last summer that he was assembling a pipeline task force came with certain assurances.

With three weeks of budget hearings in the books, lawmakers are scheduled to return to session next week with two budgets to complete: the p

Lawmakers Sue Wolf Administration Over Takeover Of Pension Watchdog Commission; Spending Authorization Scrutinized During Budget Hearings

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