A Particularly Unhappy Anniversery

I think it fitting that my recent interview with Category 5 coauthor Judith Howard occured this week as we settle down to reflect upon the 2nd anniversary of a particularly grim event in our nation’s recent history. I would like to give pause for a few moments as we look back at that terrible time, a...

Rendell shafts the young

Okay, so the Post-Gazette is reporting that Governor Rendell is looking to bump up the state sales tax on the current range of taxable goods by 1% point, to 6%. Allegheny County and Philadelphia County will see their sales taxes move to 8% as each county has an independent 1% tax on the same list of taxable...