Tax Reform http://wesa.fm en Pat Toomey Talks Taxes, Immigration http://wesa.fm/post/pat-toomey-talks-taxes-immigration <p>Even though congress is currently in recess, that doesn’t mean U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey isn’t busy grappling with the numerous issues the legislature faces upon its return.</p><p>Toomey has focused on a number of efforts including tax code reform and retooling the nation’s immigration policy. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:37:24 +0000 John Lavanga 15288 at http://wesa.fm Pat Toomey Talks Taxes, Immigration Corbett Tax Plan Full of Promises, But Opponents Have Doubts http://wesa.fm/post/corbett-tax-plan-full-promises-opponents-have-doubts <p>Gov. Tom Corbett's tax reform plan is getting a closer look from state lawmakers.<br><br>The proposals would lower the state’s corporate net income tax and complete the elimination of another tax on businesses. &nbsp;<br><br>Department of Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser said the net effect will be more than $1 billion in new tax revenue over the next 17 years. &nbsp;<br><br>"That comes from personal income growth, that comes from employment, and that comes from sales tax revenues that are derived from those who are now working that weren’t before," he said.<br> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:05:01 +0000 Mary Wilson & WESA Staff 7764 at http://wesa.fm