Nathan A. Benefield

Nathan A. Benefield is Vice President of Policy Analysis for the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives.

Nate has researched and written on public policy issues including taxes, government spending, education reform, transportation funding, health care policy, and economic development. Nate's work has been featured in the Philadelphia InquirerPittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Tribune-ReviewPatriot News, and Allentown Morning Call amongst others.  Nate frequently provides testimony to the Pennsylvania House and Senate and often lends his policy expertise to WHP 580 and KDKA radio.

Nate graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois with a degree in political science and economics, and also earned a masters degree in public service management from DePaul.



Recent Research

Borrowing 'Dumb' Ideas on Pension Reform

AUGUST 24, 2015 | Commentary by NATHAN BENEFIELD


Natural Gas Severance Tax

Testimony of Nathan A. Benefield

JUNE 1, 2015 | Testimony by NATHAN BENEFIELD






Recent Blog Posts

Vince Hughes: A Brave Man

AUGUST 26, 2015


posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 08:27 AM | Comments

Will Wolf Take 'Yes' for an Answer?

AUGUST 25, 2015


posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 04:25 PM | Comments

Taxes and Taxes and Taxes, Oh My!

AUGUST 24, 2015


posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 10:39 AM | Comments



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