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Tag Archives: Gov. Tom Wolf

The broadband challenge: Expanding internet service to rural Pa. comes with a high price tag

Pennsylvania is on a mission to extend internet broadband service to every corner of the state, a goal many share so that no resident is left behind in the ongoing digital revolution. However, before broadband reaches all residents, educating new users on best practices of the internet and on cyber-security issues will become increasingly important, several observers noted.

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Guest view: Proposed tax could harm specialty surgical centers

In his budget address, Gov. Tom Wolf stated to applause, “This proposal asks for no new taxes. Not one dime. Not one penny.” Yet, as the General Assembly combs through the governor’s proposal, we find that there are, in fact, tax increases. One specific tax being proposed by the administration is a “double tax” on ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) like the ones in my district. 

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