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Inequity and Inadequacy in K-12 Education Funding in Pennsylvania: Fiscal Year 2022-23 Update

This paper updates the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s analysis of the inadequacy and inequity in school funding to...

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Eviction Filings in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Return to Pre-pandemic Levels

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Economic Messaging for Progressives

PBPC has long focused not just on what policies to adopt but how we can build support for them....

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Fair Taxation for Pittsburgh — A Foundation for a More Just City Beyond American Rescue Plan Dollars

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It’s Time to Reinstate the Philadelphia Intangible Wealth Tax

CLICK HERE TO READ IN FULL-PAGE FORM OR PRINT. Wealth inequality in America, in Pennsylvania, and in our region...

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It’s Time to Help People, Not Oil Companies

Pennsylvania’s families and economy are currently being stressed by a rise in prices that’s the result of an unexpectedly...

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The PA Department of Labor and Industry’s Newly Proposed Minimum Wage Regulations: An Explainer

In late November, PA Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced proposed regulations regarding tipped work and...

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Economic, Racial, and Ethnic Inequality in Pennsylvania School Funding

It is well known that Pennsylvania’s K-12 schools are inadequately and inequitably funded. But the extent of the problem...

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A Quarter Century of Decline: School Funding In Pennsylvania 1993-94 to 2019-2020

After controlling for inflation in education costs, Pennsylvania’s public school districts are funded below the funding level they were...

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Uncovering Pennsylvania’s School Funding Disparity by Income

Relative to what they need, Pennsylvania’s poorest school districts receive 35% less funding than its richest. The incredible inequities...

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Considerations on American Rescue Plan Funds for Pennsylvania’s Local Governments

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Small Businesses and Workers Still Need Help

The state budget enacted in late June has two glaring and interrelated missing pieces: it provides little support for...

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