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03 Sep, 2002, 01:00 ET PA Cities in Economic Trouble, Security for Workers Still Elusive, Says Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1990s boom slowed the widening of economic disparities in Pennsylvania in all respects except one...


07 Aug, 2002, 01:00 ET Many Pennsylvania Industrial Development Loans Create Low-Quality Jobs, New Keystone Research Center Study Shows

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study of one of Pennsylvania's largest economic development programs estimates that 39 percent of...


19 Mar, 2002, 00:00 ET Edison Overstates Philadelphia School Savings From Outsourcing Maintenance and Operations Work, Keystone Research Center Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A report by Edison Schools Inc. claiming that maintenance and operations costs in the Philadelphia...


22 Jan, 2002, 00:00 ET New Pennsylvania Teacher Tests Won't Improve Teacher Performance, Keystone Research Center Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's new system of teacher tests won't improve teacher performance in the classroom, according...


23 Oct, 2001, 01:00 ET PA MH/MR Services Fall Short, Keystone Research Center Concludes

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-five years after Pennsylvania began to shift delivery of mental health and retardation services...


01 Oct, 2001, 01:00 ET Today's Increases in Child-Care Subsidies Not Enough, Keystone Research Center Concludes

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's scheduled increases in the maximum amount providers of child care can receive for serving...


01 Sep, 2001, 01:00 ET Keystone Research Center Report Says `Wages Down and PA Middle-Class Struggles Despite Economic Boom';

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid intensifying anxieties about the economy, the Keystone Research Center Labor Day weekend released...


25 Jul, 2001, 01:00 ET One in Four Pennsylvania Families With Young Children Can't Afford Basics

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Five hundred and thirty-five thousand Pennsylvanians live in working families that have one to three...


07 Jun, 2001, 01:00 ET Washington State Activist to Speak on `Building Majority Support for Policies That Benefit a Majority'

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- John Burbank, founder and executive director of the Seattle-based Economic Opportunity Institute (EOI)...


30 May, 2001, 01:00 ET After Deregulation, Consumers Suffer and Utilities Starve PA Energy And Telecom Infrastructure

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Deregulation in the Pennsylvania electricity, gas, and telephone industries has been accompanied by...


11 Apr, 2001, 01:00 ET 1 in 4 Child Care Workers Has No Health Insurance, Few Child Care Workers Get Coverage Through Their Job, Keystone Research Center Shows

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- It has long been suspected that few child care workers get health benefits through their job and that...