Month: December


Statement: New COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Is Not Enough for PA

Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, has released the following statement about the COVID-19 stimulus...

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The Need for Federal Aid to the States: A Statement

Marc Stier delivered the following remarks at a press event held by Senator Bob Casey. Thank you, Senator Casey,...

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STATEMENT: In Support of Governor Wolf’s Newest COVID-19 Restrictions

HARRISBURG — Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, released the following statement on Governor Wolf’s...

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Budgeting our Values: An Analysis of Mayor Peduto’s 2021 Budget Proposal

Read and download the full report here. Download the one-pagers: Affordable Housing Police Funding Workforce Development Funding The Pittsburgh...

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Statement on PA CARES 21 Proposal

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats have today put forward a bold plan to borrow funds at low interest rates to provide...

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Report: Pennsylvania Distributes Emergency K-12 School Funding Backwards – The Fewest Dollars Go To School Districts With the Greatest Need

Pennsylvania Distributes Emergency K-12 School Funding Backwards—The Fewest Dollars Go to School Districts With the Greatest Need Read the...

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The 2019-20 Enacted Budget: How Did Education Fare?

While this 2018-19 budget increase moves us in the right direction with increased funding for education, it still does...

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The Public College Affordability Gap Looms Large for Pennsylvania Students

This time of year, high school seniors are applying to colleges, and some are even beginning to hear back...

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Judicial Gerrymandering Is Back

Republicans who control the Pennsylvania House of Representatives couldn’t find time to raise the minimum wage this week. But...

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On Today’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act Individual Health Insurance Mandate

Today’s 2-1 decision by a federal appeals court rules the ACA’s requirement that people have health insurance is unconstitutional...

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