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

A Superhero President? Dream On

JUNE 13, 2016 | Commentary by NATHAN BENEFIELD


Time to End Corporate Welfare Handouts

APRIL 27, 2016 | Commentary by NATHAN BENEFIELD






Recent Blog Posts

Wolf Legally Required to Reduce Spending

JULY 11, 2016


posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 07:11 AM | Comments

Back to the Future: Budget Edition

JULY 8, 2016


posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 02:26 PM | Comments

What's in the Senate Budget?

JUNE 29, 2016


posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 09:49 PM | Comments



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