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Now Hiring: Redistricting commission seeks applicants for chair to oversee 2021 mapmaking

BY: - March 29, 2021

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? 

BY: - September 6, 2019

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

BY: - April 8, 2019

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.

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A new bill, a new legislative session. But the math of property tax reform remains as daunting as ever | Analysis

BY: - March 20, 2019

Math is hard. Property tax reform math is even harder.