Our policy research function is manifested in policy papers stressing that government in Pennsylvania - and government leaders in the Commonwealth - should focus on accountability, efficiency, and responsibility in providing government services and in public service.
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The Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy's Mission
The Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit public policy research organization that stresses that government in Pennsylvania - and government leaders in the Commonwealth - should focus on accountability, efficiency, and responsibility in providing government services and in public service. The Center places special emphasis on free market principles, the role of servanthood, and the responsibilities of citizenship that form the foundation of our political structure.
Recent Additions to our Policy Papers
By Pennsylvania State Treasurer Stacy Garrity Since May 1, many hardworking middle-class Americans have been paying more to buy a home because of an outrageous new rule imposed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Instead of rewarding families who play by the rules, the FHFA is now penalizing them with higher mortgage fees. It’s […]
By Dr. Charles Greenawalt Recently in The Philadelphia Inquirer, a former staffer in the Casey Administration, displayed a lively imagination in proposing to rewrite the Pennsylvania Constitution. As time passes in the Biden Era, we see an increasing number of politicians and political pundits who delight in reshaping government constitutions, laws, institutions, and practices to […]
By Tiger Joyce and Curt Schroder For a long time, Philadelphia has held the infamous title of “Judicial Hellhole” due to its courts’ reputations for luring out-of-state plaintiffs and opportunistic lawyers who file lawsuits and win large settlements. That reputation is largely due to Philly’s Complex Litigation Center (CLC), created in 1992 to handle complex […]
By Todd Eachus, Broadband Communications Association of Pennsylvania In a world increasingly driven by digital connectivity, access to the internet is no longer a luxury – it is a fundamental necessity that allows Pennsylvanians to communicate, learn, work, socialize, and access essential services. The COVID-19 pandemic only magnified the challenges faced by those in […]