Health and Family Security

Issue Spotlight: Healthy PA Is 'Bad Medicine'

Governor Corbett's Healthy PA plan threatens to undermine the stability of community health centers and services for Pennsylvania's most vulnerable, writes Dr. Hilda Shirk, the chief executive officer of SouthEast Lancaster Health Services.

Learn More: Read Dr. Shirk's Commentary

Comments: Read PBPC's Comments on the Healthy PA Plan

Summary: Governor's Healthy PA Plan

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June 25, 2008

The calendar is closing in on June 30, the end of the 2007-08 fiscal year with legislators and the Governor furiously trying to reach agreement on a spending plan for 2008-09.

January 16, 2008

View fact sheets for every Pennsylvania House district to learn how the 30% Earned Income Credit (EIC) created by House Bill 377 would impact each House member's district.

January 16, 2008

A bill to establish a Pennsylvania Earned Income Credit (EIC) is scheduled for a vote in the Pennsylvania House this week. House Bill 377 would create a state EIC set at 15% of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit beginning in Tax Year 2008 and 30% of the federal credit beginning in Tax Year 2009 and beyond.

November 30, 2007

A new report from Families USA points to the growing number of non-elderly Pennsylvanians who pay a disproportionate share of their income for health care expenses.

January 17, 2007

Governor Ed Rendell released a new comprehensive health care reform program, the Prescription for Pennsylvania. Read PBPC's overview of the plan.

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