Type of Document: Fact Sheet


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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America‰’s Food Security Program in Danger

Cutting SNAP will increase hunger and poverty, hurt our local economy, and shift the pain of budget cuts onto...

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Employer-Sponsored Health Care Fact Sheet

Pennsylvania second only to Michigan in loss of employer health care coverage. Despite more Pennsylvania children losing employer coverage,...

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2012-13 Budget: A Look at County Human Services Pilot Program

Human Services Development Block Grant, to begin in July 2012. The programs include the Behavioral Health Services Initiative, Mental...

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2012-13 Budget: Welfare Code Adds Work Requirement for Parents with High Health Needs, Punitive Job Search Requirement for TANF Recipients

The Welfare Code bill that was adopted by the General Assembly on June 30 eliminated the General Assistance Program,...

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2012-13 Budget: Tax Code Changes Whittle Away at State’s Revenue Base

Changes to the state’s Tax Code, enacted in House Bill 761 (Act 85 of 2012), are projected by the...

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Property Tax Elimination Bill Threatens Long-term Public School Funding

House Bill 76 and Senate Bill 76 would create a funding gap that leaves Pennsylvania‰’s students permanently behind. Pennsylvania...

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Pa. House Approves Tax Cut Plan that Will Cost Hundreds of Millions

After a decade of business tax cuts that are costing Pennsylvania $3 billion this year alone, alone, Governor Tom...

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Senate Bill Eliminating Property Taxes Largely Unchanged by Amendment

The proposed amendment to SB 76 does not fundamentally alter the many structural deficiencies of the legislation. SB 76,...

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