Falling Behind on Jobs: By Cutting the Jobs of Teachers and First Responders, Pennsylvania Is Undermining Its Job Growth and Lagging Behind Other States

Mark Price, Stephen Herzenberg |

As the economy continues to recover, Pennsylvania will need to make public investments to build a strong economy and make the Commonwealth a place where families want to live. In this Reports and Briefing Papers, we recommend that policymakers use more available state funds to maintain investments in public schools, universities, health care, and cost-effective local services, rather than making unnecessary cuts that undermine our job growth.