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A Compendium of State Action in Response to the COVID-19 Epidemic

Type: Reports and Papers
Author: Diana Polson
Date: April 06, 2020

This is a compendium of state action and public policies PBPC and KRC  have recommended and endorsed as necessary...

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Choose Lives Not Money: On a Proposed Amendment A04895 to SB 327, PN 1436

Type: Policy Brief
Author: Marc Stier
Date: April 05, 2020

Governor Wolf has ordered all Pennsylvanians to stay at home except when necessary to engage in “tasks essential to...

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The Economy Is Dropping Like a Stone—Even More Aggressive Policies Needed

Type: Blog
Author: Stephen Herzenberg
Date: April 03, 2020

The evidence is mounting to show the economy, almost literally, is dropping like a stone. This blog summarizes that...

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What Not To Do In the Face of a COVID-19 Driven Recession: Lessons from the Corbett Years

Type: Blog
Author: Diana Polson and Marc Stier
Date: March 31, 2020

As COVID-19 hurdles us towards a global recession, Pennsylvania will need to make difficult decisions about how to handle...

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The Likely Impact of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania

Type: Blog
Author: Marc Stier
Date: March 30, 2020

A recent study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington projects the...

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COVID Collapse Likely to Cost Pennsylvania More Than 750,000 Jobs by Summer

Type: Blog
Author: Stephen Herzenberg and Maisum Murtaza
Date: March 27, 2020

Updated:  04/02/2020 On April 2, the U.S. Department of Labor reported “hard” numbers on the economic impact of the...

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Funds for Pennsylvania in the Senate Coronavirus Relief Act

Type: Blog
Author: Maisum Murtaza and Marc Stier
Date: March 26, 2020

Update April 1: Two additional funding streams are not yet included in the table below. 1. The state should...

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