State Rep. Jason Ortitay proposes cutting the tax as a way to boost the Keystone State’s economy.

Fifteen years ago, then-Gov. Ed Rendell signed a measure to raise the state’s personal income tax. Now, a state House Republican has introduced a measure to cut the personal income tax.

State Rep. Jason Ortitay has sponsored a bill to reduce the personal income tax from 3.07 percent to 2.82 percent.

A Washington County Republican, Ortitay contends the average Pennsylvania household would save $500 annually if… Read the full story here: