Now Hiring: Redistricting commission seeks applicants for chair to oversee 2021 mapmaking
The four-member commission, which redraws the boundaries for Pennsylvania’s state House and Senate districts once every 10 years, announced Monday that it’s accepting applications for a fifth member who will serve as its chair.
Pennsylvania’s property tax, explained: A moral wrong, or the building block of government finance?
When he started knocking on doors during his inaugural campaign for state representative in 1992, Sam Rohrer noticed a topic popping up again and again — property taxes. He was aware of complaints, but the extent of the problem became more and more apparent as he talked to his soon-to-be constituents in Berks County. Rohrer, […]
Pa. governor candidates would get to pick their running mates under revived Senate bill
A bill that would end the arranged marriage between the top of the ticket and his second in command advanced through a Senate committee Monday.
A new bill, a new legislative session. But the math of property tax reform remains as daunting as ever | Analysis
Math is hard. Property tax reform math is even harder.