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The Shale Tipping Point: The Relationship of Drilling to Crime, Truck Fatalities, STDs, and Rents in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio

Considerable evidence indicates that shale development in Pennsylvania has followed a similar trajectory as hydro-fracking, with documented increased traffic,...

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Cutting 90,000 Pennsylvania Women from the SelectPlan for Women Program Is Bad Policy

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) will end family planning coverage for almost 90,000 low income women currently enrolled...

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It Can’t Be Fixed: Policy and Politics in the Republican Health Care Bill

The Republican approach to repealing and replacing the ACA and drastically reducing the size of the Medicaid program can’t...

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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 released a study on the impact of the Senate...

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PRESS MEMO: The Effects of U.S. Senate Health Care Bill on Pennsylvania

In this press memo, we share the effects of the U.S. Senate health care bill on Pennsylvania, specifically estimating...

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New Proposals Pushed by Senator Toomey Would Hurt Vulnerable Pennsylvanians in Medicaid

Pennsylvania must brace itself for a substantial decrease in federal Medicaid payments that would devastate our state budget and...

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Devastation, Death, and Deficits: The Impact of ACA Repeal on Pennsylvania

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 is one of the most important pieces of domestic legislation enacted since the...

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MEMO: It’s Not Really About Work: Why Pennsylvania Should Reject Work Requirements

The appeal of work requirements for Medicaid and SNAP recipients is based on false stereotypes about poor people being...

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Pennsylvania’s Nursing Homes: Promoting Quality Care and Quality Jobs

This report documents the wide variation that exists in the quality of care for residents and the quality of...

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The Pilot Privatization of Three State Health Centers

On April 30, 1999, the Pennsylvania Department of Health Press Released a report evaluating the “Community Health Project,” the...

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Pennsylvania Child Care Workers Face Health Insurance Crisis

It is widely suspected that few child care workers obtain health benefits through their job and that this contributes...

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National Public Health Task Force Recommends Against Privatization of Retail Alcohol Sales

A report from a task force of national public health experts recommends against further privatization of retail alcohol sales....

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