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

Budget Hope on the Horizon?

NOVEMBER 13, 2015 | Commentary by NATHAN BENEFIELD

Recent Blog Posts

No One Wants Higher Taxes

NOVEMBER 24, 2015

posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 02:27 PM | Comments

Tax Shifts and Education Spending

NOVEMBER 18, 2015

posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 10:31 AM | Comments

How is Property Tax Relief Doled Out?

NOVEMBER 17, 2015

posted by NATHAN BENEFIELD | 05:14 PM | Comments

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