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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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The Trouble with TABOR

The Republican leadership of the House of Representatives announced on Friday, March 19, that it plans to bring to...

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REPORT: Pennsylvania Distributes Emergency K-12 School Funding Backwards – The Fewest Dollars Go To School Districts With the Greatest Need

REPORT: Pennsylvania Distributes Emergency K-12 School Funding Backwards—The Fewest Dollars Go to School Districts With the Greatest Need Read...

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How the General Assembly Can Try to Steal the Election, Why It Would Be Wrong to Do So, and How to Stop It

There has been loose talk among right-wing activists calling on the General Assembly to intervene in the choice of...

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The General Assembly Cannot Unilaterally Stop Mail-In Ballots From Being Counted

Right-wing advocates and Trump supporters are urging the General Assembly to take action next week to override the Pennsylvania...

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Pennsylvania’s Essential Workforce is Disproportionately Women and People of Color: Demographics of Pennsylvania’s Essential Workers

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Choose Lives, Not Money: On a Proposed Amendment A04895 to SB 327, PN 1436

Governor Wolf has ordered all Pennsylvanians to stay at home except when necessary to engage in “tasks essential to...

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The Moral Equivalent of Wartime Equality: Public Policies in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Pennsylvania

The coronavirus poses a number of serious challenges to every country and to every state in the nation, and...

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Follow the Property Tax Money: The Wolf Plan and HB 504 Compared

Pennsylvania is highly reliant on local property taxes to fund its public schools, ranking near the bottom of all...

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Exploring the Potential Benefits of Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization in Pennsylvania

The legalization of the adult use of cannabis in Pennsylvania has been debated vigorously over the past year, during...

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Impact of Full ACA Repeal in Pennsylvania

Full repeal of the Affordable Care Act would lead to over 850,000 Pennsylvanians losing their health insurance. Yet, this...

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