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STATEMENT: Keystone Research Applauds Governor Wolf’s Final Rule Which Will Restore the 40-Hour Work Week and Overtime Pay for Hundreds of Thousands of Additional Pennsylvania Salaried Workers

HARRISBURG — Stephen Herzenberg, economist and executive director of the Keystone Research Center, issued the following statement in the...

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Corporate Tax Change will Bring Additional Revenue into Pennsylvania, How Much is Still Not Known

In June 2018, the Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. that states may tax purchases made by...

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Five myths about raising the minimum wage — debunked

Originally published by the PA Capital-Star on October 3, 2019. By Marc Stier While raising the minimum wage has been...

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Exploring the Potential Benefits of Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization in Pennsylvania

The legalization of the adult use of cannabis in Pennsylvania has been debated vigorously over the past year, during...

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The Recession’s Broad Impact on Pennsylvania Communities

Poverty holds steady for Pennsylvania, although some communities see increases. Unemployment compensation played a pivotal role in blunting the...

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STATEMENT: Senate Should Reject Program Notorious for Misuse in Other States

House Bill 2626 would provide profitable corporations a new tax credit just for filling a vacant position without creating...

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Maintain and Improve State Inheritance Tax, Don’t Eliminate It

Sharon Ward of The PA Budget and Policy Center testifies before the House Finance Committee regarding state inheritance tax....

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Fact Check on Severance Taxes and Marcellus Shale

  In 2010, the Pennsylvania General Assembly took steps to enact a severance tax on natural gas drilled in...

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Plan Would Mark Significant Compromise on Severance Tax

Senate leaders rejected the compromise within the severance tax plan and have refused to budge from a plan that...

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What Does the Tax Foundation Business Climate Index Really Tell Us?

The Tax Foundation Press Released its 2011 Business Tax Climate Index, ranking Pennsylvania 26th in the nation. In this...

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Natural Gas Industry Report Falsely Claims Sky Will Fall if Severance Tax Enacted

A study financed by the gas industry, overplays the positive impacts of increased natural gas production, while minimizing the...

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Property Tax Elimination Bill Threatens Long-term Public School Funding

House Bill 76 and Senate Bill 76 would create a funding gap that leaves Pennsylvania‰’s students permanently behind. Pennsylvania...

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