Issues: COVID-19 Virus


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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HB 2513 Threatens Not Just Our Health but the Economy

Republicans in Harrisburg appear ready to move to override Governor Wolf’s veto of HB 2513, which would severely limit...

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COVID-19: The False Choice Between Our Health and the Economy

For six months now, Republican legislators in Harrisburg have been telling a false story about COVID-19 and the economy....

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UPDATE: How Many Lives Have We Saved?

While, for months, Republican legislators were insisting on a rapid reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf’s health and...

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Number of Uninsured Pennsylvanians Rises for Third Consecutive Year

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Scroll down to read Executive Summary and see pdf of full report; click here to download.   Read press...

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Congressional Republicans Rally to Herbert Hooverism: Starve the Poor, Crush the Economy!

News flash: extending enhanced federal unemployment benefits, due to expire today, won’t discourage workers from returning to their jobs,...

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