Tag Archives: Gov. Tom Wolf

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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Pa. releases climate action plan

Joined by state senators and representatives, Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday unveiled a new climate action plan for Pennsylvania and the state's entry into the U.S. Climate Alliance, a coalition of 24 states that are trying to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Can broad benefits sell a narrow tax? A closer look at Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pa. plan

Gov. Tom Wolf is hoping to spend $4.5 billion on an infrastructure plan called Restore Pennsylvania that goes beyond the typical road and bridge projects traditionally tied to infrastructure initiatives – from removing blighted buildings to expanding walking trails. Another idea calls for increased funding to a state program that helps build new natural gas lines: the “last mile” initiative ...

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