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COMMENTARY: Tariffs Tax American Entrepreneurs

Small retailers like myself are already operating in a very competitive environment. The added unnecessary challenge of tariff increases are troubling and disruptive, interjecting uncertainty in the market.

Analysis: Warren County has fastest growing local economy in Pennsylvania

Warren County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Pennsylvania in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Pennsylvania rank 13th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Pennsylvania ranked 13th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Pennsylvania ranks the highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Pennsylvania finished first in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 28th most reliant on federal aid

Pennsylvania finished 28th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

PMA urges congressman to fight for Boeing jobs at risk if H-47 Chinook upgrades are delayed

The Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association (PMA) sent a letter to Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R–Levittown) this week urging him to stand with Boeing employees and their families that could be harmed if the Army chooses to delay upgrades for its Chinook helicopter.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 8th worst in corporate tax study

Pennsylvania finished 43rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 18th best in state income tax study

Pennsylvania finished 18th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 21st best in sales tax study

Pennsylvania finished 21st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Toomey seeks Army answers about possible Chinook upgrade delays

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has sent a letter to Army Secretary Mark Esper concerning the possible delay in the Block II upgrade of the Army's CH047F Chinook helicopter fleet, which is manufactured at Boeing's Ridley Park plant.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 34th best on property tax study

Pennsylvania finished 34th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Pennsylvania House members rank 13th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Pennsylvania ranked 13th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 5th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Pennsylvania finished 46th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranked 33rd most affected by government shutdown

Pennsylvania ranked No. 33 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Philadelphia ranks 3rd among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Philadelphia ranks third worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Army delay for Chinook helicopters could have political consequences, cause job loss

If the Army chooses to delay "Block II" upgrades to its CH-47F Chinook helicopters, it would cause approximately 2,000 jobs to be at risk in Ridley Park.

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