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Smart Talk: A legislative plan to eliminate property taxes

A new piece of legislation seeks to create a permanent fix to the funding shortfall that would be created by eliminating property taxes.

By Smart Talk

A legislative plan to eliminate property taxes

For years, lawmakers have proposed eliminating the property tax burden, with little success. Advocates for change say the current system places an undue burden on citizens who can least afford to pay, like seniors and those living on limited income.  

By Merideth Bucher and Anna Sirianni

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Pa.’s death penalty opposition gets a bipartisan push

"There's no study that shows a death penalty is a deterrent. There's no study that shows the death penalty is without flaw."
By Katie Meyer