Famed economist Adam Smith wrote about “the invisible hand” and how government should keep as far a possible from the economy. Government has a really hard time keeping out of the economy. God save us from tinkering elected officials.
To that end, Pennsylvania lawmakers are making noise again to “eliminate” school property taxes. This is a favorite topic amongst politicians as they work hard to take your money…and spend it the way they think is best. We Pennsylvanians pay steep school property taxes. Many folks like us chose our home based, not on avoiding school taxes, but on the high quality of our local schools. We accept those taxes even now that our children have long ago graduated from our local schools.