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STATEMENT: Keystone Research Applauds Governor Wolf’s Final Rule That Will Restore the 40-Hour Week and Overtime Pay for Hundreds of Thousands of Additional Pennsylvania Salaried Workers

Type: Press Release
Author: Stephen Herzenberg
Date: October 17, 2019

HARRISBURG — Stephen Herzenberg, economist and executive director of the Keystone Research Center, issued the following statement in the wake of...

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Corporate Tax Change will Bring Additional Revenue into Pennsylvania, How Much is Still Not Known

Type: Blog
Author: Diana Polson
Date: October 11, 2019

In June 2018, the Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. that states may tax purchases made by...

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Exploring the Potential Benefits of Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization in Pennsylvania

Type: Policy Brief
Author: Diana Polson
Date: October 02, 2019

The legalization of the adult use of cannabis in Pennsylvania has been debated vigorously over the past year, during...

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Fact vs. Myth on the Minimum Wage

Type: Blog
Author: Marc Stier
Date: September 26, 2019

Raising the minimum wage is not a hand-out to low-wage workers. It’s part of an effort to change the...

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STATEMENT: Over 300,000 Pennsylvania Workers Left Behind by New Trump Admin Rule on Overtime for Salaried Workers

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Author: Stephen Herzenberg
Date: September 24, 2019

HARRISBURG — Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its final overtime rule, which will set the threshold under which salaried...

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PA Protects Against Insurance Losses Caused by Trump

Type: Blog
Author: Marc Stier
Date: September 11, 2019

A census bureau report released on Tuesday shows that 1.9 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018 than in 2017,...

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Some Steps Forward Amid Major Disappointments: Pennsylvania’s Enacted Budget 2019-2020

Type: Budget Analysis
Author: Diana Polson and Marc Stier
Date: September 04, 2019

Pennsylvania enacted a $33.997 billion budget on June 28, 2019. And for the second year in a row, the...

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