Month: November


Press Release: House Tax Bill’s Child Tax Credit Increase Excludes 315,000 Pennsylvania Children in Low-Income Working Families

House Republican leaders highlight an increase in the maximum value of the federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) as their...

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Press Release: House Tax Plan – Benefits for Richest 1% in PA Starts High and Grows Over Time

This Press Release shares the findings of a 50-state analysis of the House tax plan Press Released in November...

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STATEMENT: On the U.S. House GOP Tax Bill

This press statement, Press Released on November 2, 2017, shares our reaction to the House GOP tax bill and...

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The We The People – PA Policy Agenda and the 2018 Midterm Election

This press release summarizes the policy agenda of the We The People campaign launched in 2018. The We The...

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STATEMENT: On the IFO Press Release of the Five-Year Economic and Budget Outlook

This press release from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center includes a statement from Director Marc Stier regarding the...

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The Service Contractor Provision of the Proposed Living Wage Ordinance in Allegheny County: An Impact Assessment

In 2000, Allegheny County Council considered living wage legislation. The proposed ordinance would require that several groups of workers,...

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Since September 11, Unemployment Claims Rising in Pennsylvania

Prior to September 11, as documented in KRC’s “The State of Working Pennsylvania 2001”, signs already existed of a...

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Public-sector Job Losses Put Brakes on State‰’s Recovery

This report examines how Pennsylvania is losing its post-recession job creation growth advantage over other states as public-sector job...

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Giving Away the Store: A Preliminary Analysis of the Corbett Administration-commissioned Liquor Privatization Analysis

A study commissioned by Governor Tom Corbett’s administration contains several flaws that cast doubt on its findings in support...

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The Quiet Dismantling of Public Health: The Impact of Pennsylvania State Health Center Privatization and Staff Cutbacks

In February of 1996, Governor Ridge proposed the privatization of all Pennsylvania state health centers and the state public...

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