Author: Marc Stier


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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Including Immigrants in Pandemic Relief is Essential for America’s Public Health and Economic Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed numerous ways in which our political community is unfair to many people—and especially those...

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Statement on PA Supreme Court Decision in Wolf v. Scarnati

All Pennsylvanians should be gratified by PA Supreme Court’s ruling today that the General Assembly’s attempt to unilaterally end...

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Legal Brief by PA Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center Supports Gov. Wolf in Stay-at-Home Order Court Case

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center submitted an amicus curia brief in Wolf v. Scarnatti,...

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How Many Lives Have We Saved?

While Republican legislators have been insisting on an early reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania, we have seen one of...

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Racism in America and the Current Moment

The attention of the public and political leaders in our state and country has understandably been focused in the...

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STATEMENT: Stopgap Budget Is Incomplete but Takes a Small Step Towards a Just Recovery

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania...

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GSG Polling Memo Toplines

Here are the toplines for the GSG polling memo released on May 15, 2020.

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New polling supports aggressive action to address economic inequities in the recovery from COVID-19

New polling shows support for aggressive government action to address economic inequities in the recovery from COVID-19. A new...

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STATEMENT: We The People Backs Governor Wolf Censure of Premature Business Openings

Pennsylvanians know that it is up to all of us to work together to protect ourselves from COVID-19. Thus,...

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