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PLC 2016

Lincoln Radio Journal

Plug into
the Pulse of
Pennsylvania

(February 13, 2016 - February 19, 2016) This week on Lincoln Radio Journal: Eric Boehm has news headlines from Watchdog.org; David Taylor of the PA Manufacturers Association; Matthew Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation and Kevin Shivers from the National Federation of Independent Business-PA have a Capitol Watch analysis of Governor Tom Wolf's annual budget address; And, Lowman Henry has a Town Hall Commentary on the proposed closing of the Public Employees Retirement Commission.

American Radio Journal

Lighting the brushfires of freedom


(February 13, 2016 - February 19, 2016) This week on American Radio Journal: Lowman Henry talks with Stephen Moore of Freedom Works and Fox News about President Obama's proposed oil tax; Andy Roth of the Club for Growth has the Real Story on why the president's budget is dead on arrival in congress; Eric Boehm is joined by Nathan Benefield of the Commonwealth Foundation for a Watchdog Radio Report on Pennsylvania's budget crisis; And, Colin Hanna of Let Freedom Ring, USA has an American Radio Journal commentary on Donald Trump and the Republican Presidential Nomination.

Lowman Henry

Lowman Henry's
Lincoln Blog

Lefty Loonies of the Week: PUC 'Judges'

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Focus Group




Focus Group
 

Unions Yes,
Special Union Privileges No

A recent Public Opinion Court focus group session empaneled by the Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research, Inc. on Worker Freedom and Economic Progress found a generally favorable opinion of labor unions, but a lack of support for the special privileges that unions currently enjoy within the Pennsylvania political and policy structures...

A major theme that emerged from the group discussion was the lack of information voters in southeastern Pennsylvania receive about state government. While all of the participants were ... [View]

Recent Survey





2015 Fall Business Climate Survey

Malaise: Business Owners Turn Deeply

Governor Wolf posts 82% disapproval rating

Governor Tom Wolf, who owned and operated a mid-sized business before running for office, has become enormously unpopular with his former peers posting the second highest negative rating for a governor in the 20-year history of the [i]Keystone Business Climate Survey[ei]. The September poll of business owners and chief executive officers found 82% hold a negative view of the governor's job performance while 12% say he is doing a good job.

The governor's budget proposals lie at the heart of the business community's disapproval. Eight-one percent say the Wolf tax and spending plans would harm Pennsylvania's business climate, 64% say they would do significant harm. Further, Wolf gets the lion's share of the blame for ...

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