Pro-Taxpayer/Pro-Growth Budget The 2011/12 budget represents the foundation for a fiscally responsible budget not only for this year but in years to come It promotes limited government and supports free enterprise and job creation
Mike Kelly in action representing us in US Congress We sent US rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) to Congress to represent us and he has not disappointed us. His business background is what prompted him to run and in the current economic climate his kind of expertise is what we need in Washington, DC and his […]
Higher Education The 2011/12 budget begins the process of focusing higher education dollars on following the student as opposed to funding institutions. lt lays the foundation for enabling students and parents to better determine the post secondary education course that is best for them. The 2011/12 budget preserves more than $380 million in Pennsylvania Higher […]
The 2011/12 budget does not slash education funding It returns the basic education subsidy funding to Pre-Recession & Pre-Federal Stimulus (2008/09) levels It maintains a 10-year basic education subsidy funding rate increase of 2.8% despite the loss of more than $650 million in Federal Stimulus money for education
June 18, 2011- US Rep. Mike Kelly met in one of his “Mornings with Mike” meetings with constituents at Chico’s restaurant today at 10 am. About thirty people peppered Mike with questions on a variety of topics about his thoughts and his preparations towards resolving some of the lingering issues. On raising the debt ceiling […]
Recently some discussion has arisen about taxing the companies involved in extracting gas from the Marcellus Shale. Pennsylvania already has one of the highest corporate taxes and increasing an additional tax burden in the form of a severance tax would likely have the effect of decreasing their participation in Pennsylvania. The companies are already paying […]
Please join us for mornings with Mike. Mike Kelly (R-PA) will have an informal discussion of issues within the district and Nation. Location: Chico’s Restaurant 7294 West ridge Road, Fairview, Pa 16415 Date: June 18th, 2011 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Pennsylvania Education Spending Gov. Tom Corbett’s FY 2011-12 budget proposal includes $63.6 billion in total operating spending—$27.3 billion in General Fund spending—a reduction of $3.3 billion from FY 2010-11. This budget restores overall spending to pre-stimulus levels and proposes no new taxes. PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE OVER $3 BILLION IN RESERVES Public school fund balances grew […]