Author Archives: Ed Mahon

About Ed Mahon

County government and politics reporter at York Daily Record/Sunday News.

What words came up most often in Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address?

Photo: Wordcloud based on words of Wolf’s speech.

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Gov. Tom Wolf wants to cut the corporate net income tax rate by half

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to cut Pennsylvania’s corporate net income tax rate by half to make it one of the lowest in the country. He announced the proposal Wednesday, along with plans to eliminate the Capital Stock and Franchise Tax … Continue reading

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Interactive data: Where to get education funding data and how to sort it

We are working on an article about education funding and how support from state government in Pennsylvania compares to the states in the rest of the country. Here’s a guide for where to get the data and how to sort … Continue reading

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Which states provide the most for elementary and secondary public school systems

We’ve sorted the rankings by percentage, not by actual expenditures. The funding for federal, state and local sources represent percentages. They may not equal 100 percent because of rounding. Green = states that rank in the top 10 for the … Continue reading

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Keeping track of Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda

We’ll be keeping track of various parts of Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda here. Stay tuned.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: Expanding access to pre-kindergarten programs

We’ll be keeping track of Gov. Tom Wolf’s progress on expanding pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania, which he talked about during his campaign. For now, check out this story about a campaign stop he made at York Day Nursery.

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Gov. Tom Wolfs agenda: Campaign finance reform

We’ll be keeping track of Gov. Tom Wolf’s progress on campaign finance reform, which he proposed during his campaign for governor. We’ll have updates later.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: Not kicking the can down the road on pensions

Gov. Tom Wolf has said he’ll tackle the state’s pension problems. We’ll be keeping track. For now, here’s some history on the issue.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: Expand Medicaid

We’ll be keeping track of Gov. Tom Wolf’s efforts to expand Medicaid. For now, here is some recent coverage.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: A look at the “Delaware loophole” and corporate net income tax

We’ll be keeping tabs on Gov. Tom Wolf’s progress on closing the so-called “Delaware loophole” and lowering the corporate net income tax. In the meantime, check out this explainer about the loophole.

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