"A forum for public and private decision makers, where diverse viewpoints are aired and solutions are explored, off the record and on neutral ground."

Donna Oberlander

State Representative Donna Oberlander and State Senator Matt Smith, both members of Pennsylvania's Basic Education Funding Commission, participated in a panel discussion at the Institute's October 2014 program on education funding, produced in partnership with Temple University's Center on Regional Politics.

NEW! The Institute's eight policy committees now have their own pages! Click here to find links to past commtitee work, membership lists, and other information, or click on "About the Institute" above and then choose your committee from the list.


Infrastructure Primer - Fall 2014

Click here to view the updated infrastructure primer online or download a copy.

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Report 53 - Fall 2014
This issue summarizes the Hillman Lifetime Achievement Award program, profiles Representatives Christiana and Frankel and their work in health care, and provides an update on the Institute's shale gas work.




Find more information by visiting the coalition's website, www.ahealthyunderstanding.org. Please direct any additional questions to Kevin Progar, project manager, at progark@hcwp.org or by phone at 724-772-8343.


On October 3, 2014, the Institute of Politics and the Center on Regional Politics at Temple University presented "Funding PA's Public Schools: A Look Ahead." PowerPoints will be available online shortly; in the meantime, please call 412-624-1837 to request materials from the program.


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