PMA Bulletin

In continuous publication since 1913, the PMA Legislative Bulletin is the association’s official newsletter on business, governmental, and political affairs. Issued on the first and fifteenth of each month, The Bulletin is a concise, readable, and expertly informed digest of events and trends in public policy. While focused primarily on state government, The Bulletin also provides news on urgent federal issues as well as the activities of Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation. Special editions of The Bulletin are issued as needed.


The General Assembly is again poised to deliver a common sense request from Pennsylvania’s businesses, health care providers, and others by passing a limited and specific liability shield against o

Two economic resurgence plans in Harrisburg couldn’t be more opposite in approach and effect.

The constant question dodging, “I’ll-get-back-to-you-on-that,” and blame-shifting answers by the Wolf Administration during the on-going budget hearings lends itself to a sketch comedy with a tragi

The rolling blackouts in Texas stemming from a freak-shot of bitter weather demonstrated the unreliability of boutique power, and, by mere chance, coincided with an important decision in Pennsylvan

Republican legislative leaders to a person denounced the tax increases and other assorted job-killing initiatives unveiled in Governor Wolf’s budget address last week.

On Wednesday, January 27, President Joe Biden announced a moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal land.

“To take the measure of a governor, one must consider the public stage at that moment. When Dick Thornburgh came into office there was no honeymoon.

Newly elected Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) says that she and her Republican colleagues will be in lockstep at the start of the new legislative session working to restore faith i

Those most harmed by the Wolf Administration’s “March to the Sea” regulatory campaign to destroy jobs in Pennsylvania’s energy industry have a two-month window to fight back.

Upon their post-election return to Harrisburg, the General Assembly can put up a unifying policy “win” by clearing the way for advanced recycling of waste plastics in Pennsylvania.

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