FEB. 1, 2016 An article detailing the Pa. State Land Tax Fairness Coalition mission appeared in the Jan. 29 edition of the Bradford Era. The daily newspaper circulates widely in many of the counties that host substantial state forest land. Era stories are often picked by Associated Press. You can access the story here:
Obviously, our efforts for the 2015-16 budget year remain shrouded within the insiders' negotiations. We've used this period of uncertainty to remind supportive Senate and House members of our plight and the inequity of the status quo.
Should the PILT increase fail in the current high-level discussions, we will need to rally the troops again and dig in next month and beyond. This will involve, among other steps, another round of one-on-one visits with Senate and House members.