Issues: Infrastructure


The PA Budget: A Disgrace and Dereliction of Duty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2021   Contact: Adrienne Standley standley@pennbpc.org 717-805-8466 Statement by Marc Stier, Director, Pennsylvania Budget...

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It’s Time to Invest in Affordable, High-Speed Broadband for All

Both Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s education work in Pennsylvania and Keystone Research Center’s work on the four-state (PA,...

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Keystone Research Center Partners on Sustainable Development Recommendations to the Biden Administration—Making America a Better Place for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2021 Contact: Kirstin Snow, snow@pennbpc.org Harrisburg, PA: In 2015, the United Nations Member States,...

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Prioritize Schools and Communities Over New State Tax Cuts, Local Officials Urge Harrisburg

Local officials from across Pennsylvania came to Harrisburg in June of 2013 with a message for state lawmakers: prioritize...

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HB 2150: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

This Reports and Briefing Papers analyzes House Bill 2150, a corporate tax bill sponsored by State Rep. Dave Reed....

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Senate Economic Stimulus Package: The Wrong Solution for Pennsylvania’s Economy

This Reports and Briefing Papers considers whether proposed tax changes would achieve the outcome that their sponsors put forward....

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Transportation Funding Options

Funding for public transit tops the legislative agenda at the start of this week, and both Governor Rendell and...

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Testimony: Time to End the Excuses and Enact a Severance Tax on Natural Gas

Michael Wood presents for a joint hearing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and Senate Finance Committee....

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PRESS MEMO: On the PA House GOP Budget Plan to Raid Special Funds

This press memo, released on September 5, 2017, details how the budget plan released by a group of Republican...

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The We The People – PA Policy Agenda and the 2018 Midterm Election

This press release summarizes the policy agenda of the We The People – PA campaign launched in 2018. The...

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Pennsylvania Utilities: How Are Consumers, Workers and Corporations Faring in the Deregulated Electricity, Gas and Telephone Industries?

In the 1990s, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began deregulating basic utility services, including the electricity, telephone, and natural gas...

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Falling Behind on Jobs: By Cutting the Jobs of Teachers and First Responders, Pennsylvania Is Undermining Its Job Growth and Lagging Behind Other States

As the economy continues to recover, Pennsylvania will need to make public investments to build a strong economy and...

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