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Economic Update: Pennsylvania Economy Maintains Forward Momentum

Economic Update—PA Economy Maintains Forward Momentum With the release of state job numbers for April 2022, Keystone Research Center...

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Use ARP Funds to Help With High Gas Prices

Pennsylvania’s families and economy are currently dealing with rising prices that are the result of the supply chain issues...

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Pennsylvania’s Financial Outlook Just Got Better Again—It’s Time to Help Pennsylvania Families

Pennsylvania’s financial outlook for 2022/23 just got better. In March 2022, state revenues came in higher than expected as...

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The Big Lie Is the Problem, Not Nonprofit Funding of PA Elections

Senate Bill 982, introduced by Senators Baker and Phillips-Hill, looks like an innocuous bill to ban “third-party funding” of...

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Counties Need Money to Run Elections: The State Should Provide More Funds

We need to work together to affirm our commitment to elections. Lawmakers should increase funding for elections at both...

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Economic Update: PA Economic Health Approaches Pre-Pandemic Levels on the Back of Sustained Relief, but Actions to Make Jobs Worth Taking Are Still Crucial

Economic Update—PA Needs Action to Sustain Demand and Make Jobs Worth Taking to Achieve Economic Health Beyond Pre-Pandemic Levels...

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New PA Regulation Will Provide a Pay Bump for Some Tipped & Salaried Workers

On Monday, March 21, the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission voted 5-0 to enact a modest new Pennsylvania minimum...

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Majority of PA Minimum Wage Advisory Board Members Recommend That Legislature Raise PA Minimum Wage to $15

Two thirds of the members of the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Advisory Board sent a letter to state lawmakers today...

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Every Kid Deserves a Chance; Republicans Don’t Agree

Originally published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on February 25, 2022. Before he became the great liberator, Sen. Thaddeus Stevens...

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The GOP Challenge to Legislative and Congressional District Maps Shows Us Who They Are

This is a revised version of an op-ed published in the PA Capital-Starr on February 24, 2022 Yesterday, the...

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The GOP Design

“When people show you who they are, believe them.” It’s time to believe what Pennsylvania Republicans have shown us...

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PA is Flush with Cash and It’s Time to Use It

We head into this year’s budget season with one difference from last year: Pennsylvania is flush with cash. What...

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