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Limiting Learning: How Caps on School Funding Erode the Quality of Education

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Howard Wial
Date: May 01, 2004

The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a school finance proposal that would shift some school funding away from local property...

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Economic Development Subsidies in Pennsylvania: Do they Fuel Sprawl?

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Allen Rothrock, David Bradley, Meg Myer, Stephen Herzenberg
Date: December 01, 2003

Previously, the KRC published one of the only attempts to gauge the quality of jobs created by Pennsylvania economic...

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Job Losses Due to Trade Since NAFTA Deepen Pennsylvania Manufacturing Crisis

Type: Reports and Papers
Date: December 01, 2003

In the context of an intense national and state debate about the future of U.S. manufacturing, this Reports and...

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Threatening the Promise: Workforce Crisis and Funding Shortfalls Jeopardize Community-Based Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Mark Price, Stephen Herzenberg, Chris Fegley
Date: October 01, 2003

This 2003 paper provides a status report on community-based Mental Health (MH) and Mental Retardation (MR) services in Pennsylvania....

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2003

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley, Peter Wiley, Stephen Herzenberg,
Date: September 01, 2003

“The State of Working Pennsylvania 2003” differs from previous editions by being shorter and focused on two stand-out trends...

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Keeping the Promise: Community-Based MH-MR Services in Pennsylvania

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Stephen Herzenberg
Date: February 01, 2003

This discussion paper contains a status report on community-based MH and MR services in Pennsylvania. It concludes with recommendations...

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The Truth About Business Taxes in Pennsylvania, Part 2: Business Tax Burden is Highly Unevenly Distributed

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley
Date: February 01, 2003

A previous KRC paper found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, the amount in taxes that Pennsylvania businesses pay, on...

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