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Penn Policy Statement on President Biden’s Withdrawal

Joe Biden’s truly selfless act today exemplifies the authentic leadership that has made him the…
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Response to the 2024–25 PA State Budget — Education Funding

Governor Shapiro and the members of the General Assembly have had about 18 months to…
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Statement: PPC Opposes Senate School Voucher Bill 1280

The Pennsylvania Policy Center stands in opposition to Senate Bill 1280, which would force Pennsylvania…
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Statement: What We Are Looking for in a Budget Agreement

The Pennsylvania state budget is now officially late. By all reports, however, House and Senate negotiators, as well as the governor’s…
Editorial Board Memo

ED. BD. MEMO: A State Earned Income Tax Credit Should Be Part of a Budget Deal in 2024

To: Members of the General Assembly, editorial board members, and political reporters From: Marc Stier, Executive Director,…
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From Work to Wealth and Back Again

From Work to Wealth and Back Again Americans suffer because we reward wealth more than…
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Testimony to the Philadelphia Tax Reform Commission

Our executive director, Marc Stier, presented this testimony at the first public hearing of the…
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Ballot Drop Boxes Make Voting Better

Access a version here to read, print, or download.
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Create a State Earned Income Tax Credit in 2024!

In our first post in this series, we argued that if the Pennsylvania General Assembly…
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Should we cut taxes in 2024–25, and if so—how?

In response to a Senate vote in favor of a small reduction in the personal…
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Statement on House Passage of HB 2370

For Immediate Release Contact: Erica Freeman, Deputy Director of Communications, Pennsylvania Policy Center (267) 496-5253…
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Pennsylvanians Together in Brief

Learn about our plan to create a better Pennsylvania.

Creating the tools political officials, opinion leaders, grassroots organizations, and the people of Pennsylvania need to expand our vibrant democracy, secure our freedom, and seek economic justice in Pennsylvania.