Issues: PA Economy


PRESS RELEASE: New Data Underscores PA’s Need for ARP Recovery Assistance

Contact: Kirstin Snow, snow@pennbpc.org   NEW DATA: PA Still Short Over 400,000 Pre-Pandemic Jobs and Small Business Down 25%,...

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How Will Pennsylvania Use its ARP Funds?

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New Data on Jobs and Small Businesses Show the Need for American Rescue Plan

Updated April 22, 2021: Since the publishing date of this blog, there has been new state jobs data released for...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill: UPDATE with PA-Specific Data 

The American Rescue Plan, as put forward by President Biden and about to be approved by the U.S. Congress,...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill 

The $1.9 trillion rescue bill passed by the Senate this morning provides a wide range of critical improvements to...

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PA Needs Immediate Action From Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan

Pennsylvania needs immediate action from Congress to pass the American Rescue Plan It’s been one year since the first...

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RELEASE: Pennsylvania Billionaires Got $4.3 Billion Richer Over First 10 Months of Pandemic

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STATEMENT: On Governor Wolf’s 2021-22 Legislative Agenda

Harrisburg, PA — Statement on the governor’s newly released agenda by Marc Stier, Director, PA Budget and Policy Center...

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Deflection by Constitutional Amendment: On HB 55

Republicans this week will seek to advance a constitutional amendment that would enable the General Assembly to act by...

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STATEMENT: New COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Is Not Enough for PA

Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, has released the following statement about the COVID-19 stimulus...

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The Need for Federal Aid to the States: A Statement

Marc Stier delivered the following remarks at a press event held by Senator Bob Casey. Thank you, Senator Casey,...

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PRESS RELEASE: Keystone Research Center Releases 2020 Report on Working Families, COVID-19 Crisis

Contact:     Kirstin Snow at snow@pennbpc.org, 215-510-9336 Keystone Research Center Releases Annual Report on Working Families, COVID-19 Crisis “State...

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