Posted by 21 June 2016
One limited government group is urging Congress not to enact individual spending bills this year. Instead, it proposes funding the government at current spending levels for the next two years and working on a plan to cut spending in 2018. This would end the threat of a government shutdown and give Congress time to find ways to trim spending. What do you think?
Posted by 19 June 2016
In Pennsylvania, legislators are looking to expand gambling and increase tobacco taxes in order to balance the budget. Do you think it’s right to single out gamblers and smokers to pay for government services enjoyed by all Pennsylvanians?
Posted by 12 May 2016
Posted by 11 May 2016
Some cities are looking for revenue by imposing special taxes on sugar-sweetened drinks. Do you think this is a good way to protect the public health? Or are cities simply targeting soda consumers to make a quick buck?
Posted by 06 May 2016
According to the Tax Foundation, Pennsylvania has high liquor taxes but low beer taxes compared to other states. Do you think high alcohol taxes are justified? Or do you think the government shouldn’t be targeting alcohol drinkers to pay excessive tax rates?