Year: 2001


Low Child Care Wages and High Turnover Shortchange Pennsylvania Children: Findings from Surveys of Child Care Providers in Allegheny County, Southeast Pennsylvania and York County

This research paper summarizes the findings from Gateway child care provider surveys which were conducted to measure key determinants...

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PA Reimbursement to Child Care Providers is Too Low to Ensure Quality Care

This Reports and Briefing Papers summarizes the findings from the Gateway child care provider surveys. When possible, these findings...

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Pennsylvania Utilities: How Are Consumers, Workers and Corporations Faring in the Deregulated Electricity, Gas and Telephone Industries?

In the 1990s, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began deregulating basic utility services, including the electricity, telephone, and natural gas...

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Pennsylvania Child Care Workers Face Health Insurance Crisis

It is widely suspected that few child care workers obtain health benefits through their job and that this contributes...

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Since September 11, Unemployment Claims Rising in Pennsylvania

Prior to September 11, as documented in KRC’s “The State of Working Pennsylvania 2001”, signs already existed of a...

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A Property Tax Rebate Program: Relief for Working Families, Underfunded School Districts, and Pennsylvania‰’s Environment

This Reports and Briefing Papers examines a flexible tax proposal that could help address the three critical problems linked...

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2001

“The State of Working Pennsylvania 2001” contains the results of the KRC’s annual checkup on the Pennsylvania economy. From...

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