Communities in Crisis (Reading)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for Berks County, the Berks-Lancaster Region and Statewide.

Co-sponsored by the Berks County Community Foundation

PEL’s report was funded by a statewide coalition of 11 community foundations—including the Berks County Community Foundation—that are concerned about the plight of fiscally challenged communities

Communities in Crisis (NEPA)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties, the Northeast Region and Statewide.

PEL’s report was funded by a statewide coalition of 11 community foundations  — including the Luzerne Foundation and the Scranton Area Community Foundation — that are concerned about the plight of fiscally challenged communities

Communities in Crisis (Williamsport)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for the Central Region and Statewide.

Communities in Crisis (York)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for York County, the Southcentral Region and Statewide.

Co-sponsored by the York County Community Foundation

Lehigh Valley: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years.

Join us as Matthew Knittel  of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

The IFO provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions

Lehigh Valley Flyer (Cash and check payments only)

NEPA: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years.

Join us as Matthew Knittel  of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

The IFO provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions.

NEPA Registration Flyer (Cash or Check only)

York: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years. Join us as Mark Ryan of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

Co-Sponsored by the York County Economic Alliance

York Registration Flyer (Cash and check only)

Williamsport: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years.

Join us as Matthew Knittel  of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

The IFO provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions.

Williamsport Registration Form (Cash and check only)

Reading: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years. Join us as State Sen. David Argall, a proponent of reforms, outlines his position, and Mark Ryan of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

Reading Registration Form (Cash and check payment only)

Political Polarization: Overcoming Gridlock and Restoring the Ability to Govern (Williamsport)

With trust in government at historic lows, join David Thornburgh, CEO of the Committee of Seventy, Philadelphia’s longstanding government reform group, as he examines the fierce hyper-partisanship that results in the gridlock we saw in 2015’s inability to pass a state budget. Mr. Thornburgh,  the second son of former PA Gov. Dick Thornburgh, and former head of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia and Penn’s Fels Institute of Government, will explore solutions such as opening primaries to the growing number of independent voters, how to end the gerrymandering of legislative districts, and other changes that could bring practical problem-solving back to Pennsylvania.

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SPONSORED BY:

Woodlands Bank