Author: John Neurohr


The Obamacare repeal is a state budget time bomb

This piece originally ran in Pennlive on January 26, 2017. You think Pennsylvania has budget problems now? Wait until...

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New Report: A Fair Share Tax Plan for Pennsylvania

In the wake of Budget Secretary Randy Albright’s mid-year budget briefing and the news that the Pennsylvania budget for...

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On The Inaction by State Senate to Fund Unemployment Compensation Call Centers

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Marc Stier made the following statement after the state Senate failed to vote...

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SWPA 2016: College No Longer Guarantees Rising Wages—Degree Holders Need Agenda to Raise PA’s Pay Too

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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SNAP Works for Pennsylvania Children

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps PA families put food on the table. But we know now that...

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SWPA 2016 Highlight: Non-College Pennsylvania Women Still Playing Catch Up

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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SWPA 2016 Highlight: Non-College Educated Men in PA Falling Farther Behind

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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On the General Assembly Passing a Revenue Bill (HB 1198)

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Marc Stier made the following statement on the General Assembly Passing a Revenue...

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Diverse Coalition of Organizations Launch “PA’s Choice” Budget Campaign

A diverse coalition of groups from across the state, including education advocates, community service organizations, faith-based groups, environmental groups...

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Immigration Fact Check: Undocumented Immigrants Already Paying Billions in State/Local Taxes

Immigration has been a hot-button topic on the campaign trail this year, and it will continue to be as...

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