Month: August


We Go Together: The We The People Agenda for 2020

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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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Pennsylvania Can Strengthen Its Economy and Communities with Four Inclusive Policies for Immigrants

HARRISBURG – State and local policymakers can take four key steps to better integrate immigrants, including immigrants who are...

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State of Working PA 2019: Troubling Long-Term Trends Continue, But Businesses Offer an Opening for a Shift

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. HARRISBURG, PA – Ahead of Labor Day weekend, the Keystone Research Center today released the...

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State of Working Pennsylvania 2019

Executive Summary In just the past few weeks, leading American business leaders appear to have experienced a sudden and...

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Review of IFO’s Minimum Wage Analysis

In what follows we review estimates published by the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) of the number of workers affected,...

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NEW REPORT: Medicaid Expansion Has Averted an Estimated 369 Deaths a Year of Near-Elderly Low-Income Individuals in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – New evidence shows that 1,467 lives were saved in the four years since Medicaid was expanded in...

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Pennsylvania’s Identity Crisis: Rushed Implementation of Voter ID Law Putting Voting Rights at Risk

Pennsylvania’s voter ID law disenfranchises Pennsylvania voters. This law is restrictive, and complicated to implement for Pennsylvania’s large population...

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Winners and Losers Under Single Sales Factor

Budget negotiators are considering adopting the Single Sales Factor (SSF)1, a targeted tax break promoted by a small group...

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Special Interest Tax Break Will Cost $100 Million, Make Tax System Less Fair

Tom Wolf called on the Governor and state Legislature today to reject a special interest tax break that will...

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