Articles by Sean Kitchen

About Sean Kitchen

Assistant Editor of the Raging Chicken Press and living in Harrisburg pursuing journalistic opportunities. You can send tips to [email protected] and reach me on twitter at @RCPress_Sean! Contact: Twitter | More Posts

#PABudget: Severance Tax Dead on Arrival?

February 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Before yesterday’s budget presentation, we reported that House Speaker Mike Turzai received over $50,000 from stakeholders in the industry in the weeks following his promise to kill the severance tax in the 2015-2016 budget. Minutes after Governor Wolf gave his scolding budget speech, House leadership …

Major Highlights From the #PABudget Address

February 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

As Governor Wolf’s second budget address is getting under way, here are major highlights from the press conference with Budget Secretary Randy Albright: The proposed budget will be $32.7 billion. Property tax reform will not be in the address, but wants legislators to take up …

On Wednesday, Vox released a report linking lead exposure levels in 18 of Pennsylvania’s poorest cities to lead exposure levels in Flit, Michigan.  In the article, the author notes that lead based paints are to blame for high exposure in Pennsylvania, but it did not explain the …

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