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Pennsylvania ranks 34th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Pennsylvania finished in a tie for 34th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Pennsylvania ranks 14th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Pennsylvania finished in a tie for 14th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Pennsylvania ranks 31st highest among the 50 states, study finds

Pennsylvania finished in a tie for 31st in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

McKeesport ranks the most dangerous of Pennsylvania cities, study finds

McKeesport was ranked the most dangerous city in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Pennsylvania ranks 24th best for police officers, study finds

Pennsylvania was ranked 24th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congressman Mike Doyle quiet on USMCA

Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Penn.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Scott Perry quiet on USMCA

Rep. Scott Perry (R-Penn.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Edgeworth ranks the richest of Pennsylvania towns, study finds

Edgeworth was ranked the richest town in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Pennsylvania ranks 27th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Pennsylvania finished 27th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

JLS Automation President: USMCA's focus on agriculture, automotive industry would help Pennsylvania

JLS Automation President and CEO Craig Souser said he and JLS support the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement because it improves on the North American Free Trade Agreement and will return the country to peaceful conditions with no tariffs or trade wars with two very important trading partners.

Pennsylvania ranks 16th highest for state tax collections per capita

Pennsylvania finished 16th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Johnstown ranks the poorest of Pennsylvania towns, study finds

Johnstown was ranked the poorest town in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

Pennsylvania ranks 18th in hospital safety analysis

Pennsylvania finished 18th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Forest County ranks the poorest of Pennsylvania counties, study finds

Forest County was ranked the poorest county in Pennsylvania in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Chester County has fastest growing local economy in Pennsylvania

Chester 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.

Pence says USMCA will bring jobs to Pennsylvania

Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech June 6 that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will bring better business opportunities to Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania ranks 5th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Pennsylvania finished fifth among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

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