Month: November


Statement on Budget Plan Approved by the House Appropriations Committee

The budget approved by the Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee does basically what we expected. Most of...

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The Budget Pennsylvania Needs Now: A Preview and Analysis of the Full-Year 2020 Budget

Download or print full document. No matter where we live, what we look like, whether we are native-born or...

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Pittsburgh’s City Budget Should Give Priority to Those Most Impacted by our Current Crisis

This year has redefined what it means to reckon with our past, advocate for better in our present, and...

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The U.S. Mismanaged COVID and Has More Deaths and Higher Joblessness as a Result

The U.S. and Pennsylvania have had extensive debate in recent months about whether policymakers should focus on reducing the...

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Opposing the State Senate’s Attempt to Reduce Access to Life-Saving Treatment During a Deadly Overdose Crisis (Opposing SB 675)

In the midst of a tragic overdose crisis, in the state with the third highest rate of overdose deaths...

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Election Reform Enacted!

Yesterday, Governor Wolf signed Act 77, historic legislation that expands the opportunity to vote in Pennsylvania. The legislation includes...

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Employer-Sponsored Health Care Fact Sheet

Pennsylvania second only to Michigan in loss of employer health care coverage. Despite more Pennsylvania children losing employer coverage,...

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Pennsylvania Continues to Lead Nation in Lost Employer Health Coverage

More and more Pennsylvanians are finding that a job doesn’t guarantee health benefits,‰” said Sharon Ward, Director of the...

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AdultBasic Health Plan Running Out of Money

Nearly 43,000 Pennsylvanians enrolled in adultBasic will lose their health insurance early next year unless quick action is taken...

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Under PA House Leadership Bill, Gas Drillers Would Pay One-fifth of What They Pay in Texas

The Pennsylvania House may vote next week on a drilling fee plan that asks Marcellus Shale drillers to pay...

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