June marks the midway point of the Pennsylvania General Assembly session. Lawmakers traditionally head out on a short break during the summer, making it the perfect time to assess what’s been accomplished so far during this session and what we can expect from the legislative agenda going forward. As negotiations continue over the 2017/18 PA… Read More»
Long a controversial political issue, medical marijuana has suddenly become a major economic issue as well. The pot market, including medical usage and states where the drug is legal such as Colorado, posted $6.7 billion in revenue last year, according to ArcView Market Research. That was a 30 percent jump from 2015, and the company… Read More»
Individuals who closely monitor Pennsylvania legislative activities recently witnessed the PA House of Representatives quickly move a 2017/18 General Fund budget bill (HB 218) out of the chamber and on to the Senate by a vote of 114-84. The $31.52 billion dollar budget blueprint for the State’s next fiscal year does not increase any taxes,… Read More»
The Pennsylvania Legislature is one of the largest in the U.S. and is constantly evolving. Here’s how a lobbyist can help you navigate this complex system.
Gov. Wolf has released his 2017-18 PA budget proposal. From agency consolidations to tax expansions, here’s what you need to know.