HARRISBURG, PA – At a divisive moment in America, in the context of a campaign which has exploited electoral anger borne in part from economic difficulty, the Keystone Research Center today released the 21st edition of its report The State of Working Pennsylvania. The report finds that most groups in the state, whatever their race, ethnicity, gender, or education level, have experienced wage stagnation or decline in recent decades.
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The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center
KRC is the home of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (PBPC), a nonpartisan, statewide policy research project that provides independent, credible analysis on state tax, budget, and related policy matters, with attention to the impact of current or proposed policies on working families.
The Pennsylvania Fund for Workforce Solutions (PFWS)
KRC helped catalyze and provides staff support to PFWS, managed by the United Way of Pennsylvania. PFWS supports Industry Partnerships that are creating employment and advancement opportunities for lower-skilled adults. The PFWS is a collaborative of Pennsylvania's leading funders and a site of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.