As was noted last week in Part I of this Policy Brief, absenteeism is a serious problem in many poorly performing Pennsylvania districts. Part II offers explanation and statistics to illustrate the importance of the issue. Very high rates of … Continue reading →
The board of the Port Authority approved operating and capital budgets for the 2015-16 fiscal year and, based on a 2014 Policy Brief that examined the estimated amounts the Authority could expect to receive under Act 89 transportation funding, the … Continue reading →
Thus starts the fiscal year–maybe. Longstanding issues like liquor store privatization, state pension reform, and property tax shifts are in the mix, but what will happen? Could we see a repeat of the 2009 stalemate?