Pennsylvania Turnpike rates jump again beginning 1 January 2014
The Turnpike Tax was imposed by Act 44 of 2007 redistribution of turnpike tolls to PennDOT.
Campaign contributions have to come from somewhere. Government contractors are a natural source of revenue for incumbents.
All Pennsylvania Turnpike construction over $100,000 must pay non-competitive, government mandated Prevailing Wage.