PLCB and the Right-to-Know

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review recently reported that LCB officials insisted the newspaper go through the state’s Right-to-Know process (RTK) for information that was already clearly a matter of public record. Reporter Kari Andren asked the LCB’s press secretary for basic information regarding a former employee but board members directed the press office not to release the information unless Andren filed a formal request with the state’s Right-to-Know office.

Mr. Anton on Pennsylvania Newsmakers

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features a business panel with Fred Anton, CEO of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association, and Gene Barr, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, who discuss the prolonged state budget standoff and the upcoming state Supreme Court election.

PMA Comments - Environmental Regulation



Tax Plan Vote

To:       Pennsylvania House of Representatives, all members

From:   David N. Taylor, President
             Carl A. Marrara, Vice President of Government Affairs

RE:      Tax Plan Vote

Severance Tax Coalition Letter to Governor Wolf

The Severance Tax Coalition recently sent Governor Wolf a letter expressing our opposition to the proposed tax on the natural gas industry. PMA is a member of this coalition. The letter can be viewed in its entirety here:

Pennsylvania's Implementation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan

Carl Marrara's testimony presented to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Pennsylvania's Implementation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Carl is the Vice President, Government Affairs for the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association. Read the full testimony HERE.



Education Funding In Pennsylvania: Myth Versus Fact

There have been two major myths that have been perpetuated in the past several months. Below are the myths, and the real facts.

Myth: A billion dollars in education funding was cut by Republicans

Natural Gas Tax Would Stifle Jobs and Economy

Study: New severance tax would stifle job growth and economic benefits of Pennsylvania’s energy development

PMA's Budget Reaction

PMA's David Taylor provides an initial reaction to Governor Wolf's FY 2015-16 budget proposal.

Economic Benefits of Mariner East Pipeline

Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Statement on Economic Benefits of Mariner East Pipeline

Statewide Trade Group Welcomes Positive Economic News Documented by New Pipeline Study