Issues: Safety Net


STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Republicans’ Pandemic Relief Proposal Is an Inadequate Response to the Current Crisis

STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Republicans’ Pandemic Relief Proposal Is an Inadequate Response to the Current Crisis and Insufficient to Assist...

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RELEASE: PA Legislative Leader, Policy Experts, & Residents Impacted by COVID Crisis Call for Senate Action on Relief Package

July 23, 2020   Pennsylvania Legislative Leader, Policy Experts, & Residents Impacted by COVID Crisis Call for Senate Action...

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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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New Polling Supports Aggressive Action to Address Economic Inequities in the Recovery from COVID-19

New polling shows support for aggressive government action to address economic inequities in the recovery from COVID-19. A new...

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Washington Launches Paid Family and Medical Leave: Pennsylvania Should Follow Suit

We all know things come up in the course of our lives that can bring joy and/or create stress—welcoming...

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RELEASE: Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase on Social Safety Net

INCREASED INCOME FROM RAISING MINIMUM WAGE IS GREATER, AND IN MOST CASES, FAR GREATER THAN THE LOSS IN BENEFITS...

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Will There Be a Child Care Benefit Cliff if We Raise the Minimum Wage?

Introduction Raising the minimum wage is one of the most important steps that Pennsylvania can take to fix a...

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Minimum Wage and Social Safety Net Programs

Introduction As Pennsylvania seriously considers raising the minimum wage for the first time in over a decade, concerns have...

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Call Your Legislator: Tell Them How Important General Assistance Is

Enter the basic information below (or simply call 833-730-5882) and we’ll call to connect you to your state representative...

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Fact Sheet: Pa. Should Take Federal Opportunity to Expand Medicaid Coverage

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides states with the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage in 2014 to adults with...

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