Year: 2021


PA Needs Immediate Action From Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan

Pennsylvania needs immediate action from Congress to pass the American Rescue Plan It’s been one year since the first...

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States Can Choose a Better Path for Higher Ed Funding in COVID-19 Recession: A Pennsylvania Perspective

LINK TO THE CENTER ON BUDGET & POLICY PRIORITIES REPORT: “STATES CAN CHOOSE A BETTER PATH FOR HIGHER ED...

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Examining Pittsburgh’s Finalized 2021 Budget

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RELEASE: Pennsylvania Billionaires Got $4.3 Billion Richer Over First 10 Months of Pandemic

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Expanding the Child Tax Credit as Part of Biden’s American Rescue Plan Would Reduce Poverty in PA

President Biden’s first COVID-19 relief proposal—the American Rescue Plan—includes a significant expansion of the child tax credit (CTC), increasing...

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PA Advocacy Letter in Support of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan

February 8, 2021 Dear Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation: We write to you as organizations that represent communities and constituents across...

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PA Advocacy Organizations Urge Congress to Pass President Biden’s Relief Plan

On Monday, February 8, nearly three dozen organizations from across Pennsylvania sent a letter to the state’s congressional delegation,...

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Congress, State Lawmakers, Take Heed: PA’s Workers & Small Businesses Still Hurting from COVID Crash

Economists use multiple measures to assess the health of Pennsylvania’s economy. Special care is needed to identify reliable measures...

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A State EITC Could Help Fix PA’s Upside-Down Tax System

If one thing has become clear during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that workers who do essential work—like providing...

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Deflection by Constitutional Amendment: On HB 55

Republicans this week will seek to advance a constitutional amendment that would enable the General Assembly to act by...

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