Issues: COVID-19 Virus


A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill: UPDATE with PA-Specific Data 

The American Rescue Plan, as put forward by President Biden and about to be approved by the U.S. Congress,...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill 

The $1.9 trillion rescue bill passed by the Senate this morning provides a wide range of critical improvements to...

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PA Needs Immediate Action From Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan

Pennsylvania needs immediate action from Congress to pass the American Rescue Plan It’s been one year since the first...

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RELEASE: Pennsylvania Billionaires Got $4.3 Billion Richer Over First 10 Months of Pandemic

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PA Advocacy Letter in Support of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan

February 8, 2021 Dear Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation: We write to you as organizations that represent communities and constituents across...

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PA Advocacy Organizations Urge Congress to Pass President Biden’s Relief Plan

On Monday, February 8, nearly three dozen organizations from across Pennsylvania sent a letter to the state’s congressional delegation,...

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Congress, State Lawmakers, Take Heed: PA’s Workers & Small Businesses Still Hurting from COVID Crash

Economists use multiple measures to assess the health of Pennsylvania’s economy. Special care is needed to identify reliable measures...

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Deflection by Constitutional Amendment: On HB 55

Republicans this week will seek to advance a constitutional amendment that would enable the General Assembly to act by...

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Statement: New COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Is Not Enough for PA

Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, has released the following statement about the COVID-19 stimulus...

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PRESS RELEASE: Keystone Research Center Releases 2020 Report on Working Families, COVID-19 Crisis

Contact:     Kirstin Snow at snow@pennbpc.org, 215-510-9336 Keystone Research Center Releases Annual Report on Working Families, COVID-19 Crisis “State...

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The U.S. Mismanaged COVID and Has More Deaths and Higher Joblessness as a Result

The U.S. and Pennsylvania have had extensive debate in recent months about whether policymakers should focus on reducing the...

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Why The Republicans In Harrisburg Won’t Fight COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are rising again across the country and in our state. Cases in Pennsylvania are averaging 1,552 per...

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