Newspaper Articles – Melissa Daniels

Liquor, Lodging Lobbies Oppose Proposed PA Drink Tax

A proposal to add an extra tax on alcoholic beverages in financially distressed municipalities has drawn the ire of the liquor industry.

Census: State, Local Government Tax Collections Hit Record High

Local and state governments are collecting more tax money from individuals and businesses than ever.

SEC Charges Pennsylvania’s Capital City with Fraud

Federal investigators say City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania officials misled the public and investors about how bad the municipality’s finances really were.

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Call for Abolishing ‘Corruption Infested’ Turnpike

Pennsylvania has two transportation agencies. One controls more than 40,000 miles of state roads and 25,000 bridges, and another maintains 545 miles of tolled highway.

Harrisburg, Pa., Burns Through More Cash Than Trash

There was a time when the Harrisburg, Pa., incinerator was a successful waste-to-energy plant.