Business and political leaders held a forum in Pottstown this week to discuss a package of bills introduced by House Republicans to ease the tax burden on Pennsylvania residents and small business owners.
The legislation is a no-brainer. It would put more money in the hands of Pennsylvania taxpayers and business owners, who in turn could stimulate the state's moribund economy.
But there is a major hurdle.
Gov. Ed Rendell and his Democratic Party puppets in the Legislature aren't keen on the idea of returning your money back to you. This is the same Democratic crew that has raised state spending by $7 billion since 2003 and has saddled the state's taxpayers with billions more in borrowing.
Read about the GOP's efforts to stimulate the state's economy by reducing taxes in this article, "Making business in Pa. less taxing," published in The Mercury