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Senator From York Predicts a Recession

If you were getting bored by the never-ending budget process, a flurry of colorful metaphors by “Fightin” Sen. Scott...

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PA’s Tax System Grows More Unfair: Low-Income Pay Price

Pennsylvania often falls near the bottom of state rankings—for instance, 47th in job growth and 48th in funding for...

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PA Fails Low-Income Preschoolers

A national education report card gave Pennsylvania a grade of D+ and a ranking of 41st among states for...

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NY Gov Proposes Property Tax ‘Circuit Breaker’—Will PA Follow?

This week, New York governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $1.66 billion property tax “circuit breaker” as part of his...

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For PA School Districts, the Rich Get Richer & the Poor Get Poorer

According to an Associated Press analysis, the gap between the haves and have-nots in public schools grew much worse...

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Crush Unions and You Crush the Growth in Earnings for Workers

New analysis by David Cooper and Lawrence Mishel explores differences by state in wage trends and changes in union...

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Reflections on the One-Day Work Week

At the Keystone Research Center, we closed the office last week except for Friday, Jan. 2, giving our team...

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Camelot: Where King Arthur…I Mean Queen Dianne…Earns a Cool £2.1 Million

Pennsylvania Senate hearings on lottery expansion earlier this week focused on increasing state revenue for seniors’ programs by expanding...

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Minimum Wage Raise Would Primarily Benefit Adult Workers in PA

In January, the minimum wage rose to $8.25 an hour in New Jersey, $8 in New York, and to...

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Small Revenue Shortfall Predicted for 2013-14 But No Need to Panic — Yet

Pennsylvania is staring at a likely revenue shortfall of more than $100 million come June when the current fiscal...

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Fuzzy Shale Jobs Math. One More Time…in PA’s New State Energy Plan

With the Corbett administration rolling out a new State Energy Plan today, I’ll leave it to the energy policy...

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Education Love Fest Starts, But Is It The Real Thing?

In the weeks leading up to the release of a proposed state budget in February, governors typically schedule photo...

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