Nathan A. Benefield

Vice President & COO

Nathan A. Benefield is Vice President & COO 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






Recent Blog Posts

An Early Christmas Present from Gov. Wolf

DECEMBER 22, 2016


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Who Pays for SEPTA?

NOVEMBER 7, 2016


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APSCUF Threatens Faculty

OCTOBER 19, 2016


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