Author: Steve Lopez


The Service Contractor Provision of the Proposed Living Wage Ordinance in Allegheny County: An Impact Assessment

In 2000, Allegheny County Council considered living wage legislation. The proposed ordinance would require that several groups of workers,...

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The Pilot Privatization of Three State Health Centers

On April 30, 1999, the Pennsylvania Department of Health Press Released a report evaluating the “Community Health Project,” the...

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The Quiet Dismantling of Public Health: The Impact of Pennsylvania State Health Center Privatization and Staff Cutbacks

In February of 1996, Governor Ridge proposed the privatization of all Pennsylvania state health centers and the state public...

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Nursing Home Privatization: What is the Human Cost?

This report investigates the effects of privatization or attempted privatization on the quality of care at several county and...

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