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.


Over the next month, Governor Tom Wolf’s sixth annual tax-and-spending proposal will undergo the critical review of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.  

The celebrated economist Thomas Sowell, who happens to be African American, once tried to convince members of the Congressional Black Caucus of the economic and societal foolishness of supporting a

The Wolf Administration is pushing for a prohibitively costly change to overtime eligibility, similar to a move by the Obama Administration that a federal court rejected as blatantly disregarding b

One of the key provisions in the recently announced “phase one” trade deal with China is the ability for the U.S.

Vice President Mike Pence visited one of Northeast Pennsylvania’s long-time manufacturers, Schott Advanced Optics in Duryea, urging congressional approval of a trade agreement with Canada and Mexic

Any Pennsylvanians who believe the hype surrounding a nuclear bailout should take a close look at what’s been going on in Ohio.

When the teachers’ unions contributed $4 million dollars in political money to Governor Tom Wolf, it shouldn’t be surprising that his executive order to thwart charter schools comes straight from t

Everyone who knew Ralph Pontillo, the former president of the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) in Erie, was richer for it.

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