Right 2 Know Episode 19: Sun, sand and property tax reform

Right 2 Know Episode 19: Sun, sand and property tax reform

Come on down to the ol' Right 2 Know homestead, as we talk about the push to eliminate property taxes. Justin shares what he learned from a Senate Republican Policy Committee Hearing on the topic and he hears from Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) on what might be a path forward to reform. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the show on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.  
Friday, August 16, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
GOP lawmakers explore property tax elimination at policy committee hearing

GOP lawmakers explore property tax elimination at policy committee hearing

YORK, Pa. — Morally reprehensible, regressive, egregious — opponents to school property taxes in Pennsylvania on Tuesday were clear with their message to state lawmakers — they want the tax abolished. 
 
GOP lawmakers gathered Penn State York to explore proposals to eliminate local property taxes and supplant public school funding with another source. 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Rep. Ryan plans to introduce bill that replaces 100% of all school property tax

VIDEO: Rep. Ryan plans to introduce bill that replaces 100% of all school property tax

Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) plans to introduce House Bill 13 later this summer, which calls for a total elimination of the school property tax within two years. 

While a lot of bills eliminating property tax have been introduced in the past and have not gone anywhere, Rep. Ryan is confident his will move because of the support he has received and the amount of people he feels it will benefit. 

Check out his full sit-down interview for more information.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
5 bills to watch for the week of April 15

5 bills to watch for the week of April 15

We get it—session weeks are busy. That’s why we put together a list of the bills being discussed in committee and on the floor of the General Assembly that are worth devoting your precious time to tracking. From regulatory reform to Right to Know requests, here are five bills to watch for the week of April 15.
Friday, April 12, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
National Guard looks to General Assembly for help fighting declining enlistment, growing strain

National Guard looks to General Assembly for help fighting declining enlistment, growing strain

The commonwealth wants YOU to join the Pennsylvania National Guard. 

While there has always been a vested interest in getting state residents to sign up for the Guard, it is especially urgent now, as the branch is fighting a declining force size amid retention struggles and waning interest among Americans in joining the armed forces.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
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