Issues: Recession and Recovery


The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Executive Summary Since the spread of COVID-19 accelerated in mid-March of this year, the sharp decline in U.S. economic...

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OPEN LETTER FROM PA ORGANIZATIONS TO SENS CASEY/TOOMEY: Federal Relief & Recovery to State Governments

Dear Senator Casey and Senator Toomey, We are grateful for your efforts to help people in Pennsylvania and across...

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MEMO FROM STATE LEGISLATORS: Federal Pandemic Relief and Recovery to State Governments

MEMO TO: The United States Congressional Delegation from Pennsylvania FROM: Members of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania DATE: Monday,...

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Here Is What We Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

Here is what we think we know about the bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus / relief bill that we expect the...

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How did the Pennsylvania Labor Market Perform in 2016

Last Friday, The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry released preliminary estimates of December payrolls which show Pennsylvania created...

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Pennsylvania Job Growth in June

This morning the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reported that nonfarm payrolls grew in June by 20,000 and...

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The State of Working Pennsylvania

Below is the third in a series of excerpts from The State of Working Pennsylvania 2015 report, released by...

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Significant Excess Capacity Remains in PA Labor Market

Below is the second in a series of excerpts from The State of Working Pennsylvania 2015 report, released by...

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Towards a Moral Economy: Is NOW the Time?

  The Philadelphia Daily News’ Will Bunch had an uplifting column this past Sunday on Saturday’s “Moral March” in...

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Latest Income Numbers in Historical Perspective

Colin Gordon of the Iowa Policy Project has taken recently-released 2012 figures on the incomes of the top 1%...

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