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Friday’s Five Fast Facts about Federal Priorities: What’s Been Happening in Washington, DC, this Week?

Friday’s Five Fast Facts about Federal Priorities: What’s Been Happening in Washington, DC, this Week? | Friday, February 3,...

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Testimony to Speaker Rozzi’s Workgroup on House Rules

Testimony by Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, to Speaker Rozzi’s Workgroup on House Rules....

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A Citizens’ Overview of the Approved Pittsburgh 2023 Budget

On December 19, 2022, Pittsburgh City Council passed the 2023 final budget for the city. This enacted budget is...

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Friday’s Five Fast Facts about Federal Priorities: What’s Been Happening in Washington, DC, this Week?

Friday’s Five Fast Facts about Federal Priorities: What’s Been Happening in Washington, DC, this Week? | Friday, January 27,...

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PBPC STATEMENT: On the Murder of Tyre Nichols

The murder of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers took place in another state far from Pennsylvania. But...

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STATEMENT: Protect Medicare and Social Security

Statement by PBPC director Marc Stier at a press conference with US Representatives Brendan Boyle and Mary Gay Scanlan,...

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Friday’s Five Fast Facts about Federal Priorities: What’s Been Happening in Washington, DC, this Week?

Friday, January 20, 2023 The US House and Senate have been in recess this week, but there have been...

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The Five Actions Taken by House Speaker McCarthy This Week Reveal Top Priorities for the Republican House

After 14 failed attempts and numerous concessions to MAGA Republicans, Kevin McCarthy was elected US speaker of the House...

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If PA Republicans Were Serious About Crime in Philly They Would Actually Fight It

Originally published by the Pennsylvania Capital Star on October 24, 2022 Violent crime—especially murder—shocks us all. Not only does...

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Statement Against the Impeachment of DA Larry Krasner

A decision by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to impeach Larry Krasner is wrong on so many levels that...

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Your Vote Matters—Here’s How to Make Sure It’s Counted

Tuesday, November 8, is Election Day. Please make your plan to vote—and if you have already voted by mail, make...

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Legalize Recreational Marijuana and Pardon Those Imprisoned for Possession

Sometimes it takes some personal experience to recognize a policy problem. My experience securing a medical marijuana card has...

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