Webinars

November 13, 2014

This webinar focuses on the mechanics of a potential new funding formula for Pennsylvania, such as base costs, weights, funding factors, and comprehensive cost analysis.

October 9, 2014

This webinar takes a look at the report, "Reform, Not Repeal: Pennsylvania Can Provide Property Tax Relief and Protect Public Schools," which finds that property taxes are moderate in most Pennsylvania communities, and recommends that the state should better target its property tax relief and overhaul its assessment system rather than eliminate the local property taxes that fund our children’s schools and prepare our future workforce.

January 10, 2014

Drilling in the six states that span the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations has produced far fewer new jobs than the industry and its supporters claim, according to a six-state study released in November 2013 by the Multi-State Shale Research Collaborative. This webinar laid out the facts on shale drilling's impact on job creation.

January 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania Constitution requires the state to provide a “thorough and efficient system of education,” yet cuts in state funding and the abandonment of an equitable school funding formula have undermined that principle.

November 25, 2013

This webinar takes a closer look at proven strategies to provide property tax relief to those who most need it — while protecting critical investments in public education.

November 1, 2013

Learn more about the Governor's Healthy PA plan, what's at stake for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians in the ongoing debate over expanding Medicaid, and the latest on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Pennsylvania.

October 18, 2013

Legislative proposals to eliminate school property taxes are being debated in Harrisburg, but what does it mean for school funding in Pennsylvania?

PA Policy Perspectives: A Webinar SeriesJune 19, 2013

Get the latest on the 2013-14 budget debate in Harrisburg from PBPC Director Sharon Ward and Research Director Michael Wood. Plus, find links to all of PBPC's Spring 2013 webinars.

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