Year: 2021


It’s Time to Invest in Affordable, High-Speed Broadband for All

Both Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s education work in Pennsylvania and Keystone Research Center’s work on the four-state (PA,...

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Pittsburgh Budget and Policy Center Statement: American Rescue Plan Funds for City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

With the American Rescue Plan funds, our county, our state, and our city have a huge opportunity to address immediate and long-standing inequities. We can invest in a...

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How Will Pennsylvania Use its ARP Funds?

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The Update: What’s New in Harrisburg and D.C. – April 14, 2021

Message from the Director Dear Friend, On March 31st, President Joe Biden gave a major policy speech in Pittsburgh outlining his...

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KRC Joins Other Experts in Making Recommendations to the Biden Administration on How to Achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the U.S., unanimously approved 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be...

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Keystone Research Center Partners on Sustainable Development Recommendations to the Biden Administration—Making America a Better Place for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2021 Contact: Kirstin Snow, snow@pennbpc.org Harrisburg, PA: In 2015, the United Nations Member States,...

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PRESENTATION – A Necessary First Step: Governor Wolf’s Proposal to Provide Adequate & Equitable Funding in PA Schools

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A Necessary First Step: Governor Wolf’s Proposal to Provide Adequate & Equitable Funding of PA Schools

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The Trouble with TABOR

The Republican leadership of the House of Representatives announced on Friday, March 19, that it plans to bring to...

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Protecting our Democracy in 2021:  H.R. 1 – For The People Act 

Participation is critical to representation. The House of Representatives just passed H.R. 1, the “For the People Act,” which...

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New Data on Jobs and Small Businesses Show the Need for American Rescue Plan

Updated April 22, 2021: Since the publishing date of this blog, there has been new state jobs data released for...

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RELEASE: Keystone Research Center Decries Racist “Zoom-Bombing”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2021 Contact: Kirstin Snow, snow@pennbpc.org Harrisburg, PA: Stephen Herzenberg, executive director of the Keystone...

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