Month: April


Pittsburgh Budget and Policy Center Statement: American Rescue Plan Funds for City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

With the American Rescue Plan funds, our county, our state, and our city have a huge opportunity to address immediate and long-standing inequities. We can invest in a...

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How Will Pennsylvania Use its ARP Funds?

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The Update: What’s New in Harrisburg and D.C. April 14, 2021

Message from the Director Dear Friend, On March 31st, President Joe Biden gave a major policy speech in Pittsburgh outlining his...

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KRC Joins Other Experts in Making Recommendations to the Biden Administration on How to Achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the U.S., unanimously approved 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be...

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Keystone Research Center Partners on Sustainable Development Recommendations to the Biden Administration—Making America a Better Place for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2021 Contact: Kirstin Snow, snow@pennbpc.org Harrisburg, PA: In 2015, the United Nations Member States,...

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PRESENTATION – A Necessary First Step: Governor Wolf’s Proposal to Provide Adequate & Equitable Funding in PA Schools

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A Necessary First Step: Governor Wolf’s Proposal to Provide Adequate & Equitable Funding of PA Schools

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Pizza and the Minimum Wage

Originally published at Penn-Live on April 09, 2019 Spend a little time talking to Republican (and some Democratic) legislators about...

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Statement on HB 2412: Is Real Estate Really Essential?

We want to reiterate our opposition to HB 2412 even as amended, a bill to require the secretary of...

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A Statement on HB 1776: Property School Tax Freeze Is a Wrong Move for PA

Pennsylvania, like every other state in the country, faces an unprecedented budget crisis at both the state and local...

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A Status Update on Pennsylvania’s Policy Response to COVID-19: Economic Relief, Health Care and Worker Protections

The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the inequities and inadequacies that exist in our Commonwealth, from the precarity of...

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In PA, Worker Protections Ruled “Out of Order”

As the Pennsylvania House of Representatives moves toward consideration of legislation that would allow most businesses in the Commonwealth...

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