Type of Document: Press Release


Teacher Weekly Wage Penalty Reached a Record High in 2018

We wanted to share the Economic Policy Institute’s new analysis on the teacher pay gap and explain why it should encourage...

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STATEMENT: This Isn’t The Redistricting Reform We Need

HARRISBURG—Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier made the following statement regarding the resurfacing of SB22, a bill...

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STATEMENT: About 300,000 Pennsylvania Workers Left Behind by New Trump Admin Proposal on Overtime for Salaried Workers

Last week, the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) unveiled a proposal to set the overtime salary threshold, beneath...

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Statement: Budget Falls Short on Education, Health Care, Tax Reform

PA Budget for 2013-2014 fails to adequately address the enormity of the funding crisis facing Pennsylvania schools. 80 percent...

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Statement: Governor’s Budget Does Little to Undo Damage of Last Two Years

Statement on the Governor’s budget, 2013: The Governor’s budget fails to provide sustainable funding to reduce class sizes in...

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Prioritize Schools and Communities Over New State Tax Cuts, Local Officials Urge Harrisburg

Local officials from across Pennsylvania came to Harrisburg in June of 2013 with a message for state lawmakers: prioritize...

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Press Release: Mother‰’s Day Report Highlights Pennsylvania‰’s Working Moms

In Pennsylvania, the EITC and CTC lifted 118,000 children out of poverty annually between 2009 and 2011. These credits,...

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Pennsylvania Continues to Lead Nation in Lost Employer Health Coverage

More and more Pennsylvanians are finding that a job doesn’t guarantee health benefits,‰” said Sharon Ward, Director of the...

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AdultBasic Health Plan Running Out of Money

Nearly 43,000 Pennsylvanians enrolled in adultBasic will lose their health insurance early next year unless quick action is taken...

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Bills Weaken PA Oversight of Health Insurance Rate Increases

This legislation in the House and Senate would keep more Pennsylvania consumers in the dark. With less scrutiny and...

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