Issues: Infrastructure


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, Press Released on September 5, 2017, details how the budget plan Press Released by a group...

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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 campaign launched in 2018. The We 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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Keeping the Promise: Community-Based MH-MR Services in Pennsylvania

This discussion paper contains a status report on community-based MH and MR services in Pennsylvania. It concludes with recommendations...

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