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.


Governor Wolf recently joined a regional compact of eight other states and Washington D.C. to reduce carbon from motor vehicle emissions.

Pennsylvania’s leading advocacy group for manufacturers recently received a national business group’s top award for its work engaging businesses and their employees in key elections this past Novem

Last year, former Republican Secretaries of State James Baker and George Shultz caused a stir when a group they founded -- the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) -- came out in support of a carbon ta

Last week Governor Tom Wolf vetoed SB 1172, saying that the proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s Price Gouging Act would undermine consumer protections during a declared emergency, when the law kicks

A 2017 Wall Street Journal article covering the massive (and still growing) investment in the petrochemical industry in the United States contained a warning of sorts for Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania has mastered the art of rigging a waiver system under the federal food stamp program, the Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program (SNAP), to preserve the cycle of government dependen

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