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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

The PA budget for 2013-2014 fails to adequately address the enormity of the funding crisis facing Pennsylvania schools. Eighty...

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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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Census: Fewer Americans Lacked Health Insurance in 2011

The percentage of Americans without health insurance dropped from 16.3 percent in 2010 to 15.7 percent in 2011, the...

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STATEMENT: Senate Should Reject Program Notorious for Misuse in Other States

House Bill 2626 would provide profitable corporations a new tax credit just for filling a vacant position without creating...

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STATEMENT: Sen. Scarnati’s Local Impact Fee Lets Drillers Off the Hook

Advocates for enacting a responsible natural gas drilling tax in Pennsylvania raised serious concerns about the proposed local impact...

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Statement on 2011-12 Budget: Doing Less with More

The Pennsylvania Legislature has adopted a budget that does less with more, cutting services to children while leaving most...

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Statement: PA Needs a Budget in Step with Middle-Class Values

This budget turns its back on the state’s most vulnerable, leaving thousands of working Pennsylvanians and children without health...

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STATEMENT: On the Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2019 Federal Budget

This press statement, released on February 12, 2018, shares our reactions to the Trump administration’s FY 2019 budget. It...

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STATEMENT: On Governor Wolf’s Proposed 2018-19 Budget

This press statement, released on February 6, 2018, shares PBPC director Marc Stier’s statement on Governor Wolf’s budget address...

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STATEMENT: On Passage of the U.S. Senate GOP Tax Bill

This press statement, released on December 2, 2017, shares PBPC director Marc Stier’s statement on the passage of the...

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STATEMENT: On the U.S. House GOP Tax Bill

This press statement, released on November 2, 2017, shares our reaction to the House GOP tax bill and how...

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