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Construction Apprenticeship and Training in Pennsylvania

In recent years, the U.S. construction industry has faced a shortage of skilled craft workers. This report evaluates the...

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What About the Rest of Us? Top 1% Takes Home All the Increase in Pennsylvania Income in Current Economic Recovery

This national report Press Released by the Economic Analysis Research Network (EARN) and the Economic Policy Institute presents updated...

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Don’t Fix What‰’s Not Broken

Indiana’s legislature is considering drastic action to eliminate defined benefit pensions for new public employees, forcing them to enroll...

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Towards the High Road in the New Hampshire Construction Industry: The Impact of a State Prevailing Wage Law

This study examines the economic impact of establishing a prevailing wage in the state of New Hampshire. Our research...

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The Pennsylvania Promise: Making College Affordable and Securing Pennsylvania’s Economic Future

In this report, the KRC and Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center lay out a detailed plan to make post-secondary...

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The Pennsylvania Minimum Wage 2018

The KRC’s report “The Pennsylvania Minimum Wage in 2018” finds that the minimum wage in six border states and...

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Towards the High Road in the New Hampshire Construction Industry: The Impact of a State Prevailing Wage Law

This study examines the economic impact of establishing a prevailing wage in the state of New Hampshire. Our research...

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FACT CHECK: Undocumented Immigrants Like the Dreamers Are Not a Drag on State and Local Government

A political movement that is based on demonizing a group of people needs a demon. So the efforts of...

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The Pennsylvania Promise – Affordable College for all Pennsylvanians

Pennsylvania is barreling towards a future where only the descendants of the well-off will have access to quality higher...

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PA Leads on Overtime Pay – Where the Governor Can Act Without the State Legislature

Turns out that Gov. Wolf believes in the 40-hour week. Because he does, about 460,000 lower-paid Pennsylvania salaried workers...

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The Unnecessary Federal Budget Impasse

Let’s be straight about the politics of the federal budget. The Republicans control the House, Senate and Presidency, but...

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The Obamacare repeal is a state budget time bomb

This piece originally ran in Pennlive on January 26, 2017. You think Pennsylvania has budget problems now? Wait until...

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