Florida Sen. Rick Scott introduced a plan that would raise taxes and could end Social Security and Medicare for more than 2.8 million Pennsylvanians and eliminate Medicaid coverage for 3.5 million residents.
Four Pennsylvania-based companies had a combined total of $1.8 billion in 2020 profits, and avoided $379.3 million in combined taxes while they received $157 million in total rebates.
Lawmakers also used public money to buy fancy furniture, have locks changed and reserve choice parking spots.
Property tax revenue will decline as people need more time to pay, and interest rate reductions will depress interest earnings, one expert said.
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