Montgomery County to roll out transit plans at public forum

In partnership with four organizations, Montgomery County will sponsor “Your Transit Dollars at Work," an event open to the public, 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Whitemarsh Township building, 616 Germantown Pike in Lafayette Hill. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association (GVF), The Partnership Transportation Management Association of Montgomery County (PTMA) and TransNet have teamed up with the county to pu Read More »

Chester County delegates in Assembly slam Wolf's budget plan

Chester County delegates to the Pennsylvania State House recently voiced their opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan, alleging it would negatively impact taxpayers to the tune of $177 million. Wolf’s $33.8 billion package, announced in March, would rely on increases in both taxes and borrowing, spending unprecedented amounts of taxpayer money, the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus said. Read More »

Pa. Rep. Saccone says governor’s severance tax plan “bad economic policy”

Pennsylvania Rep. Rick Saccone said the natural gas drilling industry pays its fair share of taxes in Pennsylvania, and that Gov. Tom Wolf’s severance tax proposal is “bad economic policy.” “Our hope is to continue expanding the demand for Pennsylvania natural gas, attracting manufacturing and other businesses to the commonwealth,” said Saccone, a Republican representing Allegheny and Washington counties. Read More »