The Governor’s Transportation Revenue Options Commission (TROC) recently recommended that Pennsylvania completely replace the 58 cents per gallon state gasoline tax with an 8.1 cents per mile driven “fee” as a way to address the state’s $9.35 billion (and growing) annual shortfall in highway, bridge, and mass transit funding. Given implications from switching to a mileage-based user fee (MBUF), I asked the Center for Rural Pennsylvania how it would impact motorists from the Commonwealth’s 48 predominately rural counties.
HARRISBURG – The $39.8 billion budget passed by the House of Representatives on Friday saves money for the future and invests in early childhood education, infrastructure, public schools and state police, according to Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland) released the following statement today in response to Auditor General Timothy DeFoor’s findings about West Perry School District.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority today approved grant money totaling $38,772 for the Clark’s Ferry Tavern and $4,250 for Watts Buffalo Community Center, according to Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland).
HARRISBURG—Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) and Representative Perry Stambaugh (Perry/Cumberland) introduced a proposal this week that would allow Pennsylvania residents to vote directly on the elimination of school property taxes through an amendment to the state constitution.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland) expressed frustration Wednesday following the governor’s budget proposal address, saying the administration should be more focused on vaccine distribution than a dead-on-arrival plan to raise Personal Income Taxes on working Pennsylvanians.
HARRISBURG – The Cumberland County delegation to the state House of Representatives Wednesday were dismayed Gov. Tom Wolf’s annual budget address made no mention of fixing his dysfunctional unemployment system or addressing the economic distress his unilateral decisions to shut some business down is causing.
HARRISBURG – The Historical Society of Perry County has been awarded a $500,000 grant for the restoration of Clark’s Ferry Tavern, one of those most historic structures in the county, according to Sen. John DiSanto (R-15) and Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland).
Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to an online plans display regarding the Route 11 (West King Street) bridge replacement project. This project is located over Norfolk Southern Railroad within Shippensburg Borough and Southampton Township.