Month: June


Legal Brief by PA Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center Supports Gov. Wolf in Stay-at-Home Order Court Case

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center submitted an amicus curia brief in Wolf v. Scarnatti,...

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How Many Lives Have We Saved?

While Republican legislators have been insisting on an early reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania, we have seen one of...

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Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Economy- An Update

This blog provides an update on the impact of the COVID Crash on the Pennsylvania economy. The “good news”...

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Racism in America and the Current Moment

The attention of the public and political leaders in our state and country has understandably been focused in the...

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STATEMENT: On the PA Budget Spending Plan Passed by the House Appropriations Committee

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier made the following statement after the PA House Appropriations...

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STATEMENT: On SB48, a Bill to Eliminate Straight-Party Ticket Voting

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier made the following statement on SB48, a bill to...

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PA House Democrats Clarify the Minimum Wage Debate

Yesterday, Pennsylvania House Democrats, under minority leader Frank Dermody (D-Allegheny), stepped up in a big way for raising the...

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STATEMENT: In Response to PA GOP Attacks on Working Pennsylvanians and Today’s Budget Day of Action

HARRISBURG—PA Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier made the following statement in response to a press release sent...

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Fact Sheet: Pa. Should Take Federal Opportunity to Expand Medicaid Coverage

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides states with the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage in 2014 to adults with...

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Testimony: Medicaid Expansion Integral to Making Health Coverage Available and Affordable to Millions

The Medicaid expansion is an integral part of the goal of making health coverage available and affordable to millions...

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