Issues: Economy


A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Recovery Bill 

The $1.9 trillion stimulus 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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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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Kitchen Table Issues and the 2020 Presidential Election

There has been a lot of discussion about character issues in this election. But kitchen table issues are likely...

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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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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Warns of “Financial Havoc From Climate Change”

As forest fires rage in California, and flooding and drought become more common in many parts of the country,...

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