Author: Diana Polson


REPORT: Why Pennsylvania Needs a State Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

If one thing has become clear during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that workers who do essential things like providing care...

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What we know about the Senate July 2020 COVID-19 Relief Bill

The House passed the HEROES Act in May, but it was only this week that the Senate came back...

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REPORT: More Relief Needed to Alleviate Hardship in Pennsylvania

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Ineligible for Relief: #FundExcludedWorkers

  We are living in a time where collective loss and heartache are everyday occurrences as people lose their...

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Our Opportunity to Re-evaluate: Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Policy Response and Priorities Moving Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Many of us worry about the health and well-being of...

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A Status Update on Pennsylvania’s Policy Response to COVID-19: Economic Relief, Health Care and Worker Protections

The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the inequities and inadequacies that exist in our Commonwealth, from the precarity of...

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A Compendium of State Action in Response to the COVID-19 Epidemic

This is a compendium of state action and public policies PBPC and KRC have recommended and endorsed as necessary...

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What Not to Do in the Face of a COVID-19 Driven Recession: Lessons from the Corbett Years

As COVID-19 hurdles us towards a global recession, Pennsylvania will need to make difficult decisions about how to handle...

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Calm Before the Storm: An Analysis of Governor Wolf’s Proposed Budget for 2020-21

We were in the last two weeks of work on this analysis of the governor’s proposed budget for the...

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Corporate Tax Cuts Since 2002 Now Cost PA $4.2 Billion Yearly: Pennsylvania Should Pass Worldwide Combined Reporting

DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE This paper focuses on the details of one part of this story: the cuts in corporate taxes in...

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