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Mar 07, 2005, 00:00 ET Santorum Federal Minimum Wage Proposal Would Hurt Many Low-Wage Workers, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Keystone Research Center analysis, a proposal by Senator Rick Santorum that raises the...


Sep 14, 2004, 01:00 ET New Report on Pennsylvania Labor Market Confirms `The State of Working Pennsylvania 2004' Findings, Says Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington D.C.-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) today released a new report...


Sep 05, 2004, 01:00 ET Pennsylvania's Economic Performance May Reemerge as Major Campaign Issue Says Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- If Pennsylvania voters follow the conventional political wisdom and vote their pocketbooks this...


Aug 26, 2004, 01:00 ET Teacher Pay Lags Behind Workers With Similar Education and Skills Says New Study Announced by KRC

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As teachers across the country go back to the classroom over the next two weeks, they will be earning...


Aug 24, 2004, 01:00 ET New Book Documents Erosin of Teacher Pay, Says Economic Policy Institute, Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 26 the Washington D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and the Keystone...


Aug 23, 2004, 01:00 ET 2,800-Job Loss in July Marks Difficulty of Sustaining Recovery in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's job market recovery came to a halt in July as the state lost 2,800 jobs, according to an...


Jul 19, 2004, 01:00 ET Mid-Year Review of Jobs Data Shows Pennsylvania Job Market Still Sluggish, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new review of Pennsylvania jobs data for the first six months of 2004 by the Keystone Research Center...


May 05, 2004, 01:00 ET Beth Shulman, `Betrayal of Work' Author, to Address KRC's Third Annual Sol Hoffman Award Dinner

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally celebrated writer, Beth Shulman, author of The Betrayal of Work: How Low-Wage Jobs Failed 30...


Apr 05, 2004, 01:00 ET PA Economy Gains 11,000 Jobs in March But Manufacturing Continues Decline, According to Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania economy created 11,000 new jobs in March, but manufacturing lost 1,600 jobs according...


Mar 23, 2004, 00:00 ET State Tax Breaks Don't Grow Jobs, Research Shows; Pennsylvania Needs to Look for More Effective Job Creation Strategies, Says Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the governor's manufacturing summit gets underway today in Lancaster to address the state's...


Mar 11, 2004, 00:00 ET Pennsylvania Had 47,000 Fewer Jobs in 2003 Than Data Previously Showed; State in `Employment Recession'

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Revised data for December 2003 show that Pennsylvania had 47,000 fewer jobs than previously reported...


Jan 12, 2004, 00:00 ET Latest Pennsylvania Employment Numbers Point to Continuing Employment Crisis; Keystone Research Center Says State Policy Action Needed

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The loss of 3,600 Pennsylvania jobs in December suggests the state still faces a deep employment...


Dec 19, 2003, 00:00 ET Despite Lower Official Unemployment, Jobs Still in Short Supply in PA, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Too few jobs and too few good jobs continue to be the economic story in Pennsylvania, despite a fall in...


Dec 18, 2003, 00:00 ET 31,000 NAFTA-Related Job Losses Deepen Manufacturing Crisis, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In the context of slow overall job growth but still-plunging manufacturing employment, the Keystone...


Dec 09, 2003, 00:00 ET State Business Subsidies Fuel Sprawl, New Keystone Research Study Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, members of the general public will be able to easily find out how and where state...


Nov 21, 2003, 00:00 ET PA Still Losing Jobs - Falls 52,600 Short of Bush Administration `Jobs and Growth' Plan, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's economy lost 3,900 jobs in October. Since June, it has generated 52,600 fewer jobs than...


Aug 30, 2003, 01:00 ET Pennsylvania Wage Growth Stalls in Job Loss Recovery

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has lost 20,400 jobs since the recent recession ended in November 2001, and median wages...


Jun 13, 2003, 01:00 ET Middle Class Pennsylvanians to See Little Benefit From Federal Tax Cuts, Says Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians earning $37,300 a year will get an average tax cut of $323 in 2003 under the tax plan...


May 29, 2003, 01:00 ET Ruy Teixeria to Speak at Keystone Research Center's Sol Hoffman Awards Dinner

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 6, the Keystone Research Center will present Sol Hoffman awards recognizing Linda...


Jan 07, 2003, 00:00 ET New Report Shows Pennsylvania State and Local Taxes on Families Among Least Fair In Nation

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania taxes on families are among the least fair in the nation according to a new report released...