Issues: Federal Budget


What we know about the Senate July 2020 COVID-19 Relief Bill

The House passed the HEROES Act in May, but it was only this week that the Senate came back...

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Funds for Pennsylvania in the Senate Coronavirus Relief Act

Update April 1: Two additional funding streams are not yet included in the table below. 1. The state should...

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Tax Freedom Day? Not Really.

Every year the Tax Foundation, a conservative think tank, releases a report about “Tax Freedom Day,” a made-up day...

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PRESS MEMO: New Estimates of the Loss of Federal Funding to Pennsylvania from the Senate Health Care Bill

The Manatt Health Group and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have Press Released a study on the impact of the...

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ED BOARD MEMO: Federal Budget Proposal Would Blow Nearly $700 Million Hole in PA Budget by Shifting Food Assistance Costs

President Trump’s budget would make deep cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps,...

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STATEMENT: On the Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2019 Federal Budget

This press statement, Press Released on February 12, 2018, shares our reactions to the Trump Administration’s FY 2019 budget....

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Rep. Fitzpatrick Made the Right Choice on SNAP Cuts; Unfortunately, Rep. Costello Did Not

Last week, the House of Representatives voted against the troubling Farm Bill that had recently passed through the Agricultural...

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The Trump Tax Bill Wasn’t For You

It’s Tax Day 2018, and you know what that means?  The country’s wealthiest Americans are about to experience long-term...

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Don’t Be Fooled: The Extension of the Trump Tax Bill Primarily Benefits the Rich, Just Like the Original Law Does

Tax day is around the corner and many Pennsylvanians are busy gathering their W-2s, 1099s and other financial documents...

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act Will Worsen Inequality in Pennsylvania

President Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act into law on December 22, 2017. While spun by Republicans...

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