Reports & Briefing Papers

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center produces a variety of reports, policy briefs, and other publications on state budget and tax policy, health care policy, education policy, poverty and public welfare, the economy, and several related issues. Below is an archive of all PBPC publications to date.

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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.

May 25, 2007

Pennsylvania has a famously antiquated corporation tax system. The end result is a system that is both unfair to some businesses and sufficiently porous to leave individuals paying a growing share of total state revenues.

An oil company profits tax would help the Commonwealth achieve revenues adequate to invest in public transit systems in economically vibrant urban-suburban corridors and in rural communities with aging populations.

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.

January 1, 2007

In 2006 spending growth and total spending in the Commonwealth was lower than the national average.

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