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Syringe Services Programs Would Save the Lives of Thousands in PA

The Pennsylvania Legislature needs to pass HB 1245, legislation that would legalize syringe services programs…
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STATEMENT on Governor Shapiro’s 2024-25 Budget Address

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2024 Contact: Kirstin Snow, Director of Communications, snow@pennpolicy.org STATEMENT…
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A Pennsylvania Budget to Celebrate

A Pennsylvania Budget to Celebrate Note: This is an initial review of the fiscal year…
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Statement on Federal Child Tax Credit Expansion

STATEMENT on Child Tax Credit Expansion – Marc Stier, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Policy Center The…
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Statement in response to the Basic Education Funding Commission Report

The adoption of the Basic Education Funding Commission Report yesterday is a major step forward in…
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Presentation: Taxes in Pennsylvania Are Upside-Down

Slide deck from our press conference on January 10, 2024 Click here to print or…
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ITEP Report: Tax Fairness in Pennsylvania

Every few years, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy releases its survey of taxes…
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Pennsylvania Voters Believe Wealthy Individuals and Profitable Corporations Are Not Paying Their Fair Share

Income and wealth are highly concentrated at the top in Pennsylvania, a situation that has…
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Survey Results: Support for Higher Taxes on Profitable Corporations and Wealthy Individuals by PA Senate District

In November and December of 2022, Data for Progress conducted a survey of registered voters…
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Survey Results: Levels of Support for Higher Taxes on Profitable Corporations and Wealthy Individuals by PA House District

In November and December of 2022, Data for Progress conducted a national survey of registered…
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We Can’t Fix Education By Shuffling The Deck

In February 2023, Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer called for a new funding system in Pennsylvania…
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Education, Democracy, and Economic Growth

A year ago, Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer ruled that Pennsylvania violates its constitutional obligation to…