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Pennsylvania Electricity Update

September 09, 2021 | News Stand & Other

The IFO released a research brief that provides a general overview of the Pennsylvania electricity market. Recent EIA data show that Pennsylvania remains the largest net exporter of electricity in the country.

Tags: electricity, energy, gas

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Property Tax Update

August 30, 2021 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel made a brief presentation on property taxes to the House Majority Policy Committee.

Tags: presentation, property, tax

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August Economic and Revenue Update

August 25, 2021 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel presented an economic and revenue update to the PA Association of Community Bankers.

Tags: economic, presentation, revenue

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Labor Market Update- August 2021

August 24, 2021 | News Stand & Other

The IFO released its monthly update that tracks the state labor market. The labor market continued to improve in July as pandemic-related job losses declined from the prior month.

Tags: labor, market, update

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State Pension System Testimony

August 19, 2021 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel provided testimony regarding the state pension systems to the House State Government Committee, Subcommittee on Public Pensions, Benefits and Risk Management.

Tags: pension, presentation

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County Income Patterns

August 10, 2021 | News Stand & Other

This research brief presents five maps that display recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The release highlights population change, personal income growth and per capita figures for all counties of the Commonwealth.

Tags: brief, county, incomes, research

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Labor Market Update- July 2021

July 19, 2021 | News Stand & Other

The IFO issued a new monthly publication that tracks the state labor market. The labor market improved in June as pandemic-related job losses declined following stagnation in previous months. 

Tags: labor, market, update

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State Pension System Update

July 13, 2021 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel provided a state pension system update for the PICPA Not-for-Profit and Government Accounting Conference.

Tags: pension, presentation

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Labor Market Update - June 23, 2021

June 23, 2021 | News Stand & Other

The IFO released its second edition of a new monthly publication that tracks conditions in the state labor market. Despite significant federal stimulus and job openings/quit rates at series highs, the May payroll jobs data do not reveal any reduction in pandemic-related job losses. 

Tags: labor, market, update

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Economic and Revenue Update

June 17, 2021 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel provided a brief economic and revenue update for the PACP Chamber Day.

Tags: budget, economic, presentation

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