Month: September


Making PA’s Undocumented Immigrants Mobile: Enacting Driver’s License Expansion Policy That Works for Everyone

Driving is such an essential part of basic mobility that most of us take it for granted. Many of...

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Number of Uninsured Pennsylvanians Rises for Third Consecutive Year

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Executive Summary Since the spread of COVID-19 accelerated in mid-March of this year, the sharp decline in U.S. economic...

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Fact vs. Myth on the Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage is not a hand-out to low-wage workers. It’s part of an effort to change the...

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STATEMENT: Over 300,000 Pennsylvania Workers Left Behind by New Trump Admin Rule on Overtime for Salaried Workers

HARRISBURG — Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its final overtime rule, which will set the threshold under which salaried...

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PA Protects Against Insurance Losses Caused by Trump

A census bureau report released on Tuesday shows that 1.9 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018 than in 2017,...

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Some Steps Forward Amid Major Disappointments: Pennsylvania’s Enacted Budget 2019-2020

Pennsylvania enacted a $33.997 billion budget on June 28, 2019. And for the second year in a row, the...

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Census Data: Fewer Uninsured Americans But Middle Class Struggles Persist

New data Press Released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week offer a mix of good and bad news....

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Census Reports Significant Increase in National Poverty, Uninsured Rate

According to The U.S. Census Bureau, the number of individuals in poverty and without health insurance increased and median...

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A Look at Census Data on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance in U.S. and PA

The U.S. Census Bureau Press Released income, poverty, and health insurance data from the annual Current Population Survey (CPS)...

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