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Articles by: Lincoln Institute

ALLEGHENY COUNTY VOTERS LEAN TO CHARTER CHANGE

Give Thumbs Down to Tax Dollars for Stadium Construction      Pittsburgh, PA — A slight plurality of Allegheny County voters...

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ECONOMISTS RANK PENNSYLVANIA'S BUSINESS CLIMATE 'AVERAGE' TO 'ABOVE AVERAGE'

Harrisburg, PA — Pennsylvania’s business climate is “average” to “above average” when compared to the rest of the nation, but...

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SURVEY FINDS ECONOMISTS OPPOSE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY EFFORTS TO RECOVER 'STRANDED COSTS'

Harrisburg, PA — A statewide survey of 110 economists, primarily employed in academia, has found widespread opposition to attempts by...

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PENNSYLVANIA'S MAJOR EMPLOYERS SAY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE FAILING TO MAKE THE GRADE, BUT THE STATE'S BUSINESS CLIMATE IS IMPROVING

Harrisburg (PA) — Pennsylvania’s major employers say public schools are failing to make the grade when it comes to preparing...

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SURVEY OF PENNSYLVANIA ECONOMISTS March 1998

1.) How would you rate Pennsylvania’s overall business climate? Excellent – 1% Above Average – 20% Average – 53% Below Average...

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KEYSTONE BUSINESS CLIMATE SURVEY March 1998

1.) Pennsylvania State government currently spends about $750 million a year on job training and workforce development programs.  These programs provide...

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SW PA: REGIONAL RENAISSANCE TAX & EDUCATION ISSUES

1.) You will be asked to vote for a sales tax increase to fund new sports stadiums and other facilities. Are...

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SW PA VOTERS REJECTING SALES TAX INCREASE

Initiative to Fund Stadium Construction Behind by a Large Margin Harrisburg (PA) — Voters in eleven southwestern Pennsylvania counties are...

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