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Part Two of a Three-part Series on Prevailing Wage by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State . Read Part 1. The overwhelming weight of evidence based on the actual cost of public ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 07:46 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Based on blog posts by Chris Lilienthal originally published here and here at Third and State. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports this morning on the impact of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 07:34 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A blog post by Sharon Ward, originally published at Third and State .You may remember that the Commonwealth Foundation put out a report about welfare spending a couple of weeks ago that we likened ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 10:10 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .A toxic cocktail of state budget choices by the Corbett administration — which include holding in reserve more than half a ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 06:51 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Chris Lilienthal, originally published at Third and State .It is no secret that Governor Tom Corbett has proposed deep cuts to higher education institutions in Pennsylvania for the ...
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Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 09:02 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
A blog post by Stephen Herzenberg, originally published at Third and State .The standard conservative narrative is that private delivery of services and goods trumps government delivery. In ...
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Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 04:15 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .The Harrisburg Patriot-News reports this morning on a new study that predicts fiscal distress in Pennsylvania school districts ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 07:18 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .Pennsylvania's 2011-12 General Fund budget made deep cuts to education and health care while leaving unspent $620 million from a ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 07:01 AM PST with 6 Recommends
A blog post by Michael Wood, originally published at Third and State .After months of falling short of targets, Pennsylvania's General Fund tax collections edged past the monthly estimate in ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 01:06 PM PST with 2 Recommends
A blog post by Michael Wood, originally published at Third and State .When you have a moment, check out this New York Times article on the impact of state cuts to public higher education across the ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Mar 05, 2012 at 01:12 PM PST with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .Paul Krugman this morning caps off a series of blog posts over the last week with a column comparing government spending in the ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 05, 2012 at 10:58 AM PST with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Chris Lilienthal, originally published at Third and State .One year after Pennsylvania’s adultBasic program came to an end, many working Pennsylvanians are still struggling with the ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 02:09 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The Campaign for What Works has a great video illustrating the interconnectedness of the investments that Pennsylvania makes in a variety of areas from early childhood education to public ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 02:24 PM PST with 3 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .The Associated Press this morning reports on competing efforts to close some tax loopholes in Pennsylvania. The Associated Press —
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Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 06:46 AM PST with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Chris Lilienthal, originally published at Third and State .The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center hosted its annual Budget Summit on Thursday in Harrisburg, providing an in-depth ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 02:34 PM PST with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Michael Wood, originally published at Third and State .Pennsylvania’s revenue performance has been pretty uneven this fiscal year due in part to a stubbornly slow growing economy ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 01:14 PM PST with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .The Reading Eagle reports meals on wheels for low-income and disabled adults is short of cash thanks to rising demand and falling ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 10:41 AM PST with 2 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .The Erie Times-News reports this morning that Governor Tom Corbett's decision to implement an asset test for food assistance in ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 09:13 AM PST with 3 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .This morning's theme is penny wise and pound foolish. We pass on news stories of state policy choices that are framed as reality-...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 08:04 AM PST with 1 Recommend
A blog post by Chris Lilienthal, originally published at Third and State .A week after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett rolled out his state budget, many people are still trying to make sense of it.
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Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 12:20 PM PST with 1 Recommend