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An End-of-Year Gift for PA Construction Workers: Tens of 1,000s of Jobs from the Infrastructure Bill

As 2021 ends, we are taking stock of what the federal government achieved this year. (See our list of...

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The Ten Worst PA Legislative Initiatives of 2021

The year coming to an end will go down as among the worst in the long history of the...

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The 2021 Top 10 List of Federal Policy Victories

President Biden, operating with a razor-thin Democratic majority in the United States Congress, did not get everything he wanted...

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For Your Holiday Gift to Working People, Encourage Your Local Starbucks Baristas to Unionize!

Over the past few weeks, Starbucks workers in and around Buffalo, New York, have begun to unionize. As noted...

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Fair Districts 2; Gerrymandering 0

The Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission released new district maps for the Pennsylvania House and Senate today. As we predicted,...

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The Update: What’s Important in Harrisburg and D.C. – December 14, 2021

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Happy holidays! Here’s the update for this week, we will now be on a break...

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Senate Bill 106 Is Legislative Tyranny in Action

MEMO – December 15, 2021   To: Members of the General Assembly, editorial board writers, and other interested parties...

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Here’s our Wish List for the 12 Days of Build Back Better!

President Biden’s Build Back Better plan is making its way through Congress now. The Build Back Better bill already...

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The PA Department of Labor and Industry’s Newly Proposed Minimum Wage Regulations: An Explainer

In late November, PA Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced proposed regulations regarding tipped work and...

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The Update: What’s Important in Harrisburg and D.C.: December 5, 2021

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR   While we await the vote on Build Back Better in the Senate, here’s a...

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PRESS RELEASE: Pittsburgh Budget & Policy Center Publishes New Analysis of Pittsburgh’s 2022 Proposed Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kirstin Snow snow@pennbpc.org   RELEASE: Pittsburgh Budget & Policy Center Publishes New Analysis of Pittsburgh’s...

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Pivoting to a Moral Pittsburgh Economy: New Mayor, New Opportunities

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