Month: November


Shale Drilling Highly Sensitive to Price, Meaning Job Gains May Not Be Lasting

Natural gas drilling in the six states spanning the Marcellus Shale is highly sensitive to price fluctuations. High prices...

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Six-State Study Finds Industry Supporters Exaggerated Jobs Impact of Shale Drilling

Drilling in the six states that span the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations has produced far fewer new jobs...

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Little Good News for PA Jobs in September and October

One of the many lingering side effects of the shutdown of the federal government in October was a delay...

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Business Tax Cuts Slow PA Revenue Growth, Creating Future Budget Gaps

The Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) released its five-year economic and budget outlook on Thursday, and the picture is...

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PA Deregulation Bill Will Hurt Rural Broadband Access and Increase Phone Rates

There has been a wave of deregulation bills introduced in statehouses across the country in recent years, and the...

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Imagine…PA Chamber and Conservative Administration Lead Major New PA Renewable Energy Policy

“This package will send a strong signal to investors that the government is serious about providing firms with the...

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Pulling Apart: Income Inequality Has Grown in PA

Income inequality has grown in all parts of the country since the late 1970s, and Pennsylvania has not been...

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