Issues: Local Government


Boom and Bust: Lessons From the Gas Patch

In 2011, the town of Towanda in Bradford County was at the epicenter of the shale drilling boom. A...

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October Payrolls Up Overall but Down in Mining, Logging and Schools

This morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate in Pennsylvania was down slightly to 5.1...

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Property Tax Shift Bills on Their Way to House Floor for Consideration This Week

On the first day of the new legislative session and at the same time a number of education groups...

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How Does Job Growth in Pennsylvania Measure Up?

In this year’s State of Working Pennsylvania, we decided to look once again at the pace of job growth...

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