In March, Pennsylvania passed up millions of dollars that could have gone toward tackling climate change and reducing energy costs for millions of Pennsylvania residents.
Million-dollar payouts to CEOs and millions of dollars spent on advertising, have been well documented. Yet we let our own public schools — our great American experiment in education for all — become constitutionally inequitable and deeply underfunded.
According to some estimates, as many as 2 million youth and adults per year participated in Christian mission trips before the pandemic.
The House of Representatives recently passed its version of a proposed budget with dramatic increases in the state’s food assistance programs.
Such cynical distortions dominate discussions of higher education today, misinform the public and threaten both democracy and higher education.
Operating on that scale creates a big carbon footprint. The company uses over 200,000 vehicles to distribute its products every day and runs hundreds of bottling plants and syrup factories across the globe.
Federal Reserve policymakers have targeted a “soft landing” for the U.S. economy since beginning their effort a year ago to tame runaway inflation by hiking interest rates. That is, they believed they could do so without sending the U.S. into recession.
Sixty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that the Sixth Amendment’s right to counsel requires a state to provide a competent attorney to any indigent person the state charges with a serious crime.
When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
Educational equity and justice will require more than a historical court ruling. It will require legislative action—something that has eluded Pennsylvania educators for over a century.