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This Is What Permanent ARP / AFP Child Tax Credit Changes Would Do for Pennsylvanians

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) has made significant changes to federal tax policy, expanding and strengthening the child tax...

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Using Federal Funds to Build a Stronger PA: Treasury Guidance on How State and Local Governments Can Use American Rescue Plan Funds

The much-awaited Treasury guidance on how states and local governments can use American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds is now...

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It’s Time to Invest in Affordable, High-Speed Broadband for All

Both Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s education work in Pennsylvania and Keystone Research Center’s work on the four-state (PA,...

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Pittsburgh Budget and Policy Center Statement: American Rescue Plan Funds for City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

With the American Rescue Plan funds, our county, our state, and our city have a huge opportunity to address immediate and long-standing inequities. We can invest in a...

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KRC Joins Other Experts in Making Recommendations to the Biden Administration on How to Achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the U.S., unanimously approved 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be...

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Protecting our Democracy in 2021:  H.R. 1 – For The People Act 

Participation is critical to representation. The House of Representatives just passed H.R. 1, the “For the People Act,” which...

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New Data on Jobs and Small Businesses Show the Need for American Rescue Plan

Updated April 22, 2021: Since the publishing date of this blog, there has been new state jobs data released for...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill: UPDATE with PA-Specific Data 

The American Rescue Plan, as put forward by President Biden and about to be approved by the U.S. Congress,...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill 

The $1.9 trillion rescue bill passed by the Senate this morning provides a wide range of critical improvements to...

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Pizza and the Minimum Wage

Originally published at Penn-Live on April 09, 2019 Spend a little time talking to Republican (and some Democratic) legislators about...

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PA Needs Immediate Action From Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan

Pennsylvania needs immediate action from Congress to pass the American Rescue Plan It’s been one year since the first...

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Examining Pittsburgh’s Finalized 2021 Budget

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