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Cutting 90,000 Pennsylvania Women from the SelectPlan for Women Program Is Bad Policy

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) will end family planning coverage for almost 90,000 low income women currently enrolled...

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New Proposals Pushed by Senator Toomey Would Hurt Vulnerable Pennsylvanians in Medicaid

Pennsylvania must brace itself for a substantial decrease in federal Medicaid payments that would devastate our state budget and...

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ED BOARD MEMO: Federal Budget Proposal Would Blow Nearly $700 Million Hole in PA Budget by Shifting Food Assistance Costs

President Trump’s budget would make deep cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps,...

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STATEMENT: On the Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2019 Federal Budget

This press statement, released on February 12, 2018, shares our reactions to the Trump administration’s FY 2019 budget. It...

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MEMO: It’s Not Really About Work: Why Pennsylvania Should Reject Work Requirements

The appeal of work requirements for Medicaid and SNAP recipients is based on false stereotypes about poor people being...

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Low Child Care Wages and High Turnover Shortchange Pennsylvania Children: Findings from Surveys of Child Care Providers in Allegheny County, Southeast Pennsylvania and York County

This research paper summarizes the findings from Gateway child care provider surveys which were conducted to measure key determinants...

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PA Reimbursement to Child Care Providers is Too Low to Ensure Quality Care

This Reports and Briefing Papers summarizes the findings from the Gateway child care provider surveys. When possible, these findings...

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Many Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Loans Create Low-Quality Jobs

A central goal of Pennsylvania economic development programs is to create more good jobs in the Commonwealth. As one...

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Economic Development Subsidies in Pennsylvania: Do they Fuel Sprawl?

Previously, the KRC published one of the only attempts to gauge the quality of jobs created by Pennsylvania economic...

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Pennsylvania’s Nursing Homes: Promoting Quality Care and Quality Jobs

This report documents the wide variation that exists in the quality of care for residents and the quality of...

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Threatening the Promise: Workforce Crisis and Funding Shortfalls Jeopardize Community-Based Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

This 2003 paper provides a status report on community-based Mental Health (MH) and Mental Retardation (MR) services in Pennsylvania....

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Census Data: Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls Amid Middle Class Struggles

This report examines data Press Released by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2012, which offers a mix of both...

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