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David N. Taylor

    Fri, June 30, 2017

    Pat Toomey is Saving Medicaid -- Here's How

    I recently read Nick Field's PennLive op-ed -- "Pat Toomey is telling a dangerous lie about Medicaid" -- and was dismayed at the histrionic tone directed at one of our most conscientious ...

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    Thu, January 07, 2016

    Going the Distance for Business Competitiveness

    Rosie Ruiz won the Boston Marathon in 1980, shattering the fastest female time record and had hardly broken a sweat when she crossed the finish line. Ms. Ruiz was stripped of her title just eight ...

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    Thu, August 08, 2013

    A Return to Aspirational America

    Americans have always been an aspirational people. Instead of hardening into permanent class resentment, the less-well-off or just-starting-out generally prefer to think of themselves as temporarily ...

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    Tue, September 20, 2011

    Union Power Agenda Behind Hershey Labor Unrest

    Much has been written about the so-called foreign student protests in Hershey.

    As a small group of professional union activists and left-wing academics travel ...

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    Mon, March 07, 2011

    Manufacturers Applaud Tax Change

    HARRISBURG — (March 5, 2011) Pennsylvania's manufacturing employers thanked Gov. Tom Corbett for his decision to extend to state businesses President Obama's accelerated depreciation rules. ...

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    Tue, September 08, 2009

    Millions of Jobs Would Vanish With Energy Bill

    By David N. Taylor and Jay Timmons

    This Labor Day, America is in its 20th month of recession, making this the longest and deepest economic downturn since the Great ...

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    Mon, August 10, 2009

    Rendell's Bad Faith Budget

    As he serves out his final months in office, Governor Ed Rendell has accomplished something I didn't think was possible: he has made the public policy debate in Harrisburg even more political, ...

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    Mon, October 13, 2008

    Reform Coming to Harrisburg, One Way or Another

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

    After decades of dominating life in the state capitol, two of Harrisburg's political titans may be heading to the slammer.

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