• MAY 29, 2015

    PA Budget Live Chat

    Friday at noon we'll be hosting a live chat on the Pennsylvania state budget.

    Wonder if a severance tax will really solve our budget problems? Not sure if we're properly funding public education? Curious about how Gov. Wolf's tax proposal would affect your family? Have questions about pension reform or liquor privatization, or other key issues that promise to be part of the budget debate this June?

    The be sure to join us right here on for a live chat this Friday at noon as our policy experts tackle your questions. You can sign up here to get a reminder email.

    If you can't make it, tweet or email us your questions in advance, and you can check out the entire chat posted on the PolicyBlog afterward.

  • MAY 4, 2015

    Important Education Bills Advance in House

    In a promising move for students, the House Education Committee passed two important bills—HB 805 and HB 752—that will keep effective teachers in the classroom and provide educational options to Pennsylvania families. 

A Local-Only Teachers Union?

Connecting the Poor with Work is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

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