Economy Update

September 10, 2009

Census Bureau data begin to show the tangible impact of the worldwide recession on Pennsylvanians as incomes fall, poverty rises, and more people rely on public heath care.

July 15, 2009

Advocates say investments grow communities and the economy, in addition to providing essential services for Pennsylvanians.

September 30, 2008

The turmoil in the nation's financial markets this month suggests that the economic slowdown which began late last year is likely to run deeper and last longer than previously anticipated.

June 21, 2008

The bulk of the plan includes permanent tax changes popular with business associations but of little value for most businesses or for the economy.

June 16, 2008

The Senate stimulus plan is unlikely to do much to stimulate Pennsylvania's economy and could do more harm than good.

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