Capitol Update

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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May 21, 2009

The Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee held the first of two hearings Thursday on the budget bill approved by the Senate earlier this month on a party-line vote. Among the testifiers appearing before the committee was PBPC Director Sharon Ward.

April 3, 2009

The Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Tax Policy recently examined the plan to introduce a severance tax on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.

July 2, 2007

Two days into the 2007-08 fiscal year, Pennsylvania finds itself without a budget, and with little prospect of completing one before July 4th.

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