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HB 2513 Threatens Not Just Our Health but the Economy

Type: Blog
Author: Marc Stier
Date: October 20, 2020

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

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UPDATE: How Many Lives Have We Saved?

Type: Blog
Author: Marc Stier
Date: October 18, 2020

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

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Warns of “Financial Havoc From Climate Change”

Type: Blog
Author: Maisum Murtaza and Stephen Herzenberg
Date: October 15, 2020

As forest fires rage in California, and flooding and drought become more common in many parts of the country,...

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

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Marc Stier
Date: October 15, 2020

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

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Shared Work, Shared Benefits: Why Expanding Work Sharing Would Pay Off for Employees, Employers, and Pennsylvania in the COVID Recession and Beyond

Author: Mary Madsen and Stephen Herzenberg
Date: October 14, 2020

Expanding Pennsylvania’s use of work sharing—reduced work hours and pay combined with partial unemployment benefits so that workers experience...

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

Type: Press Statement
Author: Marc Stier
Date: October 01, 2020

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

Type: Blog
Author: Marc Stier
Date: September 30, 2020

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

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