Income Inequality

Issue Spotlight: Increasingly Unequal States of America

The top 1% of Pennsylvania earners took home more than half the total increase in income over the past 30 years and saw more than 10 times as much growth in income as the bottom 99%, according to a new report from the Economic Analysis Research Network (EARN) that looks at growing income inequality across the 50 states.

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September 3, 2013

The Economic Policy Institute took the Labor Day weekend to remind us that American workers should be paid more than they are. Check out this handy online tool.

November 20, 2012

As the federal debate over the “fiscal cliff” heats up, our elected leaders in Washington will soon face dramatic choices about how to reduce the deficit. Tell Congress that any federal deficit reduction plan must include significant revenue to protect investments that are essential to building a pathway to the middle class for low-income working families.

November 15, 2012

Income gaps widened in Pennsylvania between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s with earnings for low-income families dropping as the income of the wealthiest continued to increase, according to a new study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute.

November 15, 2012

Income gaps widened in Pennsylvania between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s with earnings for low-income families dropping as the income of the wealthiest continued to increase, according to a new study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute.

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