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STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Republicans’ Pandemic Relief Proposal Is an Inadequate Response to the Current Crisis

STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Republicans’ Pandemic Relief Proposal Is an Inadequate Response to the Current Crisis and Insufficient to Assist...

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STATEMENT: PA Supreme Court Decision in Wolf v. Scarnati

All Pennsylvanians should be gratified by PA Supreme Court’s ruling today that the General Assembly’s attempt to unilaterally end...

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Racism in America and the Current Moment

The attention of the public and political leaders in our state and country has understandably been focused in the...

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STATEMENT: Stopgap Budget Is Incomplete but Takes a Small Step Towards a Just Recovery

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania...

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STATEMENT: We The People–PA Backs Governor Wolf’s Veto of Premature Business Openings

Pennsylvanians know we all have to work together to protect ourselves from COVID-19. Thus, the We The People-PA campaign...

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STATEMENT: On Governor Wolf’s Proposed 2020-21 Budget

Following Governor Wolf’s budget address, Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, released the following response....

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STATEMENT: Keystone Research Applauds Independent Regulatory Review Commission Vote to Raise PA Overtime Threshold

HARRISBURG – Today, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) voted to lift the salary threshold below which Pennsylvania salaried...

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STATEMENT: On Raising the Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG—Stephen Herzenberg, executive director of the Keystone Research Center, made the following statement following Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement of...

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STATEMENT: Keystone Research Applauds Governor Wolf’s Final Rule Which Will Restore the 40-Hour Work Week and Overtime Pay for Hundreds of Thousands of Additional Pennsylvania Salaried Workers

HARRISBURG — Stephen Herzenberg, economist and executive director of the Keystone Research Center, issued the following statement in the...

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STATEMENT: More than 300,000 Pennsylvania Workers Left Behind by New Trump Admin Rule on Overtime for Salaried Workers

HARRISBURG — Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its final overtime rule, which will set the threshold under which salaried...

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STATEMENT: On Gov. Wolf’s Bond Issue to Assist Counties In Purchasing New Voting Systems

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center director Marc Stier made the following statement on Governor Wolf’s move to...

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STATEMENT: On the CBO Report About a Federal Minimum Wage Increase

HARRISBURG—Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, made the following statement in regards to yesterday’s Congressional...

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