Month: March


The Trouble with TABOR

The Republican leadership of the House of Representatives announced on Friday, March 19, that it plans to bring to...

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Protecting our Democracy in 2021:  H.R. 1 – For The People Act 

Participation is critical to representation. The House of Representatives just passed H.R. 1, the “For the People Act,” which...

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New Data on Jobs and Small Businesses Show the Need for American Rescue Plan

In a previous blog, we used Pennsylvania data through December 2020 to show that the economy still has a...

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2021 Pennsylvania Budget Analysis Webinar

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Analysis of the Pennsylvania 2021-22 Executive Budget

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill: UPDATE with PA-Specific Data 

The American Rescue Plan, as put forward by President Biden and about to be approved by the U.S. Congress,...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill 

The $1.9 trillion rescue bill passed by the Senate this morning provides a wide range of critical improvements to...

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POWERPOINT: This Is Who Benefits From a $15 Minimum Wage Increase in PA

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Minimum Wage Increase to $15 Means More Income for 1.6M in PA

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT HERE. Read our “Fast Facts” sheet about the minimum wage increase here.

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Fast Facts: This Is Who Benefits From an Increased Minimum Wage in PA

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT HERE. Read our report “Minimum Wage Increase to $15 Means More Income for 1.6M in PA” here....

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What Not to Do in the Face of a COVID-19 Driven Recession: Lessons from the Corbett Years

As COVID-19 hurtles us towards a global recession, Pennsylvania will need to make difficult decisions about how to handle...

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The Likely Impact of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania

A recent study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington projects the...

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