Type of Document: Blog


Legal Brief by PA Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center Supports Gov. Wolf in Stay-at-Home Order Court Case

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center submitted an amicus curia brief in Wolf v. Scarnatti,...

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How Many Lives Have We Saved?

While Republican legislators have been insisting on an early reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania, we have seen one of...

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Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Economy- An Update

This blog provides an update on the impact of the COVID Crash on the Pennsylvania economy. The “good news”...

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Racism in America and the Current Moment

The attention of the public and political leaders in our state and country has understandably been focused in the...

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Our Opportunity to Re-evaluate: Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Policy Response and Priorities Moving Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Many of us worry about the health and well-being of...

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Statement on HB 2412: Is Real Estate Really Essential?

We want to reiterate our opposition to HB 2412 even as amended, a bill to require the secretary of...

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A Statement on HB 1776: Property School Tax Freeze Is a Wrong Move for PA

Pennsylvania, like every other state in the country, faces an unprecedented budget crisis at both the state and local...

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A Status Update on Pennsylvania’s Policy Response to COVID-19: Economic Relief, Health Care and Worker Protections

The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the inequities and inadequacies that exist in our Commonwealth, from the precarity of...

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In PA, Worker Protections Ruled “Out of Order”

As the Pennsylvania House of Representatives moves toward consideration of legislation that would allow most businesses in the Commonwealth...

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Declaring Victory Too Soon Will Cost Too Many Lives

All over the Commonwealth today, people are dying in terrible ways from COVID-19—struggling for breath without the comfort of...

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