Author: Marc Stier


The General Assembly Cannot Unilaterally Stop Mail-In Ballots From Being Counted

Right-wing advocates and Trump supporters are urging the General Assembly to take action next week to override the Pennsylvania...

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Statement on the Death of Walter Wallace, Jr.

The murder of Walter Wallace, Jr. is being called tragic. And it is. But when certain tragedies keep happening,...

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HB 2513 Threatens Not Just Our Health but the Economy

Republicans in Harrisburg appear ready to move to override Governor Wolf’s veto of HB 2513, which would severely limit...

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COVID-19: The False Choice Between Our Health and the Economy

For six months now, Republican legislators in Harrisburg have been telling a false story about COVID-19 and the economy....

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UPDATE: How Many Lives Have We Saved?

While, for months, Republican legislators were insisting on a rapid reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf’s health and...

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The Consequences for PA of Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional

A case coming before the Supreme Court threatens to declare the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. If that happens,...

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STATEMENT: Select Committee Proposed by PA House Republicans is a Danger to our Democracy

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center is a nonpartisan organization. We do not favor one party or another in...

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The Consequences for Pennsylvania of Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional

A case coming before the Supreme Court threatens to declare the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. If that happens,...

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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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