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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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2016:Presidential Politics in the Nation and State with Dr. G. Terry Madonna

Join Dr. G. Terry Madonna, Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs, Franklin and Marshall College, as he examines the factors likely to matter in the 2016 election, focusing on the candidates, the issues and the most recent polls. He will also provide an assessment of past elections, with the emphasis on how they might shed light on the 2016 election. In addition, Dr. Madonna will discuss the various state elections and issues.

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Reading: Bad News for PA Municipalities?

There was mostly bad news for Pennsylvania municipalities in recently released indicators for income levels, housing values, poverty rates, education and more. Over the past 10 years, many more municipalities saw declines in those areas than saw improvements. Join John R. Maurer of the Pennsylvania State Data Center, as he shows how Reading compares to other cities and the surrounding region on these important measures and how they impact the region’s health and sustainability. Shannon Rossman, AICP, Executive Director of the Berks County Planning Commission, will provide a local perspective.

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