Month: May


This Is What Permanent AFP Tax Credit Changes Would Do for Pennsylvanians

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) has made significant changes to federal tax policy, expanding and strengthening the child tax...

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The Race Horse Development Fund: How Pennsylvanians Bankroll the Sport of Kings

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Using Federal Funds to Build a Stronger PA: Treasury Guidance on How State and Local Governments Can Use American Rescue Plan Funds

The much-awaited Treasury guidance on how states and local governments can use American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds is now...

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The Economic Contributions of Pennsylvania’s Immigrants

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TESTIMONY: Restructuring PASSHE Is the Wrong Plan for PA Higher Ed

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It’s Time to Invest in Affordable, High-Speed Broadband for All

Both Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s education work in Pennsylvania and Keystone Research Center’s work on the four-state (PA,...

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STATEMENT: Stopgap Budget Is Incomplete but Takes a Small Step Towards a Just Recovery

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania...

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Our Opportunity to Re-evaluate: Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Policy Response and Priorities Moving Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Many of us worry about the health and well-being of...

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GSG Polling Memo Toplines

Here are the toplines for the GSG polling memo released on May 15, 2020.

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New Polling Supports Aggressive Action to Address Economic Inequities in the Recovery from COVID-19

New polling shows support for aggressive government action to address economic inequities in the recovery from COVID-19. A new...

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Pennsylvania’s Essential Workforce is Disproportionately Women and People of Color: Demographics of Pennsylvania’s Essential Workers

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It Looks Like Pennsylvania Republicans Are Ready to Move on the Minimum Wage. But Is $8.50 enough? [Hint: No, it is not!]

State senators Michele Brooks (R – Mercer County) and Dan Laughlin (R – Erie County) told the Manufacturer and Business...

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