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Pennsylvania now ranks 46th for the state share of K-12 education funding

Earlier this year, we wrote about how Pennsylvania compares to other states when it comes to state funding for education. We found that for the fiscal year ending in 2012, Pennsylvania ranked 44th, slightly ahead of Florida, when it comes … Continue reading

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Interactive data: Where to get education funding data and how to sort it

We are working on an article about education funding and how support from state government in Pennsylvania compares to the states in the rest of the country. Here’s a guide for where to get the data and how to sort … Continue reading

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How Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate compares to other states

So I’m doing more experimenting with maps today. Here is a look at how the seasonally adjust unemployment rate compares in different states for September.  

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Map: Where are Pennsylvania government leaders from?

I created this map to show where the top leaders in Harrisburg are from. The map is for the upcoming legislative session, which begins Dec. 1, and for the term of Gov.-elect Tom Wolf. His inauguration is Jan. 20. I’ve … Continue reading

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The EPA response to Springfield Township man’s data concerns

In November, I wrote about a Springfield Township man who is seeking help from municipal and local leaders to fix incorrect data in an interactive map that’s maintained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Catherine C. Milbourn, a spokesman for … Continue reading

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A look at York County voter registration, turnout stats

Are you excited for Tuesday’s election? Here’s a chart to help you deal with the waiting:

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