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The Truth About Pennsylvania Business Taxes Part 1: Are Business Taxes Really High in Pennsylvania?

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Eileen McNaulty
Date: June 01, 2002

In this Reports and Briefing Papers, the KRC recommends that the General Assembly establish a 21st Century Pennsylvania Tax...

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Fuzzy Math in Philadelphia: Edison Overstates Savings Possible Through Outsourcing School District Maintenance and Operations Work

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley
Date: March 02, 2002

Under contract to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Edison Schools Inc. prepared an 80-page assessment to the Philadelphia schools and...

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Pennsylvania’s New Teacher Tests: An Assessment

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Barbara Plake, Stephen Herzenberg
Date: February 02, 2002

Beginning fiscal year 2002, and in each of the following four years, Pennsylvania plans to spend $4 million per...

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Construction Apprenticeship and Training in Pennsylvania

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley, Stephen Herzenberg
Date: January 01, 2002

In recent years, the U.S. construction industry has faced a shortage of skilled craft workers. This report evaluates the...

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Since September 11, Unemployment Claims Rising in Pennsylvania

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley, Stephen Herzenberg
Date: November 02, 2001

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

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Low Child Care Wages and High Turnover Shortchange Pennsylvania Children: Findings from Surveys of Child Care Providers in Allegheny County, Southeast Pennsylvania and York County

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley
Date: October 01, 2001

This research paper summarizes the findings from Gateway child care provider surveys which were conducted to measure key determinants...

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2001

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: David Bradley, Stephen Herzenberg
Date: September 01, 2001

“The State of Working Pennsylvania 2001” contains the results of the KRC’s annual checkup on the Pennsylvania economy. From...

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