How Can NEPA be Best Prepared for the Knowledge-Based Economy?

Featuring Bill Fontana, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Eds and Meds is the new economic development buzz word. Does NEPA have the resources to attract this knowledge-based economy and the millennials that work in it?

Includes lunch buffet

How Can Reading Be Best Prepared for the Knowledge-Based Economy

Featuring Bill Fontana, Executive Director, the Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Eds and Meds is the new economic development buzz word. Does Reading have the resources to attract this knowledge-based economy and the millennials that work in it?

Includes Breakfast Buffet

Gerrymandering 101

Featuring Draw the Lines PA with David Thornburgh, Executive Director, Committee of Seventy

Pennsylvania has a new election district map but no new process to avoid gerrymandering in the future. Learn how you can help Draw the Lines PA ensure fair representation for you and your community!

Includes Lunch Buffet

How Can York Be Best Prepared for the Knowledge-Based Economy?

Eds and Meds is the new economic development buzz word. Does York have the resources to attract this knowledge-based economy and the millennials that work in it?

Featuring Julie Fitzpatrick, Assistant Director, The Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Includes lunch buffet.

Communities in Crisis (Reading)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for Berks County, the Berks-Lancaster Region and Statewide.

Co-sponsored by the Berks County Community Foundation

PEL’s report was funded by a statewide coalition of 11 community foundations—including the Berks County Community Foundation—that are concerned about the plight of fiscally challenged communities

Communities in Crisis (NEPA)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties, the Northeast Region and Statewide.

PEL’s report was funded by a statewide coalition of 11 community foundations  — including the Luzerne Foundation and the Scranton Area Community Foundation — that are concerned about the plight of fiscally challenged communities

Communities in Crisis (Williamsport)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for the Central Region and Statewide.

Communities in Crisis (York)

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for York County, the Southcentral Region and Statewide.

Co-sponsored by the York County Community Foundation

Lehigh Valley: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years.

Join us as Matthew Knittel  of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

The IFO provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions

Lehigh Valley Flyer (Cash and check payments only)

NEPA: Behind the Numbers of PA School District Property Tax Reform

Efforts to reform property taxes in Pennsylvania by reducing or eliminating the amount of real estate taxes that fund local school districts has been a hot button issue for the last several years.

Join us as Matthew Knittel  of the Commonwealth’s Independent Fiscal Office provides background information and a non-partisan presentation of the methods and options being considered.

The IFO provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions.

NEPA Registration Flyer (Cash or Check only)