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Lincoln Institute


    Tue, April 15, 2014

    Spring 2014 Keystone Business Climate Survey


    Response Summary
    Total Started Survey: 378
    Total Finished Survey: 366 (96.8%)

    Section I: Issues

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    Fri, December 27, 2013

    2013 PA Charitable Organizations Survey

    Results


    Total Started Survey: 166
    Total Finished Survey: 154 (92.8%)

    Policy Issues

    1. In general, do you ...

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    Fri, December 27, 2013

    PA Nonprofits Continue to Struggle


    What difference does a year make? When it comes to the economic health of Pennsylvania's nonprofit organizations the answer is: virtually none. Results of the 2013 Pennsylvania Charitable ...

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    Mon, November 04, 2013

    Labor Issues Poll


    Total Started Survey: 403
    Total Finished Survey: 403 (100%)

    1. Construction projects (roads, bridges, schools, etc.) ...

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    Mon, November 04, 2013

    PA Voters Voice Strong Support for Labor Law Reforms

    Support Right-to-Work, elimination of Prevailing Wage and Dues Deduction


    (Harrisburg) -- A number of union-related issues are currently before the Pennsylvania General Assembly, and a new poll by the Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research, Inc. finds voters across ...

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    Wed, September 25, 2013

    Fall 2013 Keystone Business Climate Summary


    Total Started Survey: 306
    Total Finished Survey: 291 (95.1%)

    Section I: Business Climate

    1. In ...

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    Wed, September 25, 2013

    Recovery Stalls

    Obamacare a major factor


    The Great Recession has given way to a not-so-great recovery as Chief Executive Officers and business owners from across Pennsylvania say that over the past six months economic conditions have at ...

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    Wed, September 25, 2013

    Recovery Stalls: Obamacare Major Factor


    The Great Recession has given way to a not-so-great recovery as Chief Executive Officers and business owners from across Pennsylvania say that over the past six months economic conditions have at ...

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    Sat, April 06, 2013

    2013 Spring Business Climate Survey


    Total Started Survey: 260
    Total Finished Survey: 251 (96.5%)

    Section I: Business Climate

    1. In ...

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    Thu, December 20, 2012

    2012 PA Charitable Organizations Survey


    Response Summary

    Total Started Survey: 289
    Total Finished Survey: 271 (93.8%)

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    Thu, December 20, 2012

    A Lump of Coal for Charities?


    The stubbornly sluggish economic recovery has created a perfect storm of bad economic news for the state's charitable nonprofit sector. During times of economic distress funds dip as individuals and ...

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    Sat, November 03, 2012

    2012 Fall Business Climate Survey


    Total Started Survey: 182
    Total Finished Survey: 170 (93.4%)

    Section I: Business Climate

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    Wed, September 05, 2012

    DNC Delegate Alternate Delegate Response Analysis

    Government A Positive Force


    Pennsylvania's Delegates and Alternate Delegates gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Democratic National Convention believe the federal government is a positive force in helping people, and ...

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    Sat, September 01, 2012

    2012 Democratic Delegate ~Alternate Survey


    2012 Democratic Delegate Alternate Survey

    Total Started Survey: 50
    Total Finished Survey: 39

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    Sat, August 25, 2012

    Government An Adversarial Force


    "Our rights come from nature and God, not from government. That's who we are. That's how we built this country. That's who we are. That's what made us great. That's our founding. We promise ...

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    Fri, August 24, 2012

    2012 Republican Delegate Alternate Delegate Survey


    Total Started Survey: 56
    Total Finished Survey: 55 (98.2%)

    Section I: FEDERAL LEVEL ISSUE QUESTIONS

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    Fri, April 27, 2012

    2012 Spring Keystone Business Climate Survey

    Numerical Results


    Total Started Survey: 332
    Total Completed Survey: 309 (93.1%)

    Section I: Business Climate

    1. ...

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    Sun, December 18, 2011

    Tough Times

    Nonprofits struggle to deliver as recession lingers


    The lingering national recession continues to have a profound negative effect on Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, causing some to doubt their ability to fulfill their mission amid a growing ...

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    Sun, December 18, 2011

    2011 Pennsylvania Charitable Organizations Survey


    Total Started Survey: 213
    Total Completed Survey: 187 (87.8%)


    Policy Issues


    1. In ...

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    Wed, October 26, 2011

    Fall 2011 Keystone Business Climate Survey


    Response Summary:
    Total Started Survey: 94
    Total Completed Survey: 84 (89.4%)

    Section I: Business ...

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    Fri, April 29, 2011

    Spring Keystone Business Climate Survey


    Section I: Business Climate

    1. In general, do you think business conditions in Pennsylvania are better, the same, or worse than they were ...

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    Mon, September 06, 2010

    2010 Pennsylvania Charitable Organizations

    Survey Results


    Response Summary:
    Total Started Survey: 395
    Total Completed Survey: 351 (88.9%)

    Policy Issues

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    Mon, September 06, 2010

    Challenging Times

    PA nonprofits weathering recession - for now


    The effects of the 2009 state budget stalemate continue to linger for a substantial number of nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania. Coupled with the impact of the national recession, nonprofits ...

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    Wed, October 21, 2009

    Fall 2009 Keystone Business Climate Survey

    Response Summary


    Section I: Business Climate

    1. In general, do you think business conditions in Pennsylvania are better, the same, or worse than they were ...

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    Wed, October 21, 2009

    Recession Continues

    PA business climate remains sluggish


    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke says the economic recession has ended. Somebody, however, forgot to tell businesses in Pennsylvania. Results of the Lincoln Institute's 2009 Keystone ...

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    Sat, April 11, 2009

    Spring 2009 Keystone Business Climate Survey

    Numeric Results


    Total Started Survey: 229
    Total Completed Survey: 219 (95.6%)

    Section I: Business Climate

    1. In ...

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    Sat, April 11, 2009

    PA Business Climate Mired in Recession

    But optimism surfaces that recovery could get underway soon


    A third of Pennsylvania businesses are worried they will not be able to survive the recession, and access to credit is not the main reason for their concern. This as the Lincoln Institute's Spring ...

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    Tue, February 10, 2009

    2009 Pennsylvania Township Supervisor Survey

    Response Summary


    Total Started Survey: 185
    Total Completed Survey: 174 (94.1%)

    General

    1. What is the range of your ...

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    Tue, February 10, 2009

    2009 Township Supervisor Survey

    Analysis


    Pennsylvania has a wide array of local governments ranging from cities, to boroughs, to townships. Some see this as a wasteful duplication of effort, others view it as keeping government more ...

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    Mon, January 05, 2009

    A New Beginning

    PA legislature should adopt a conservative approach to problem solving


    The beginning of a new year provides us all with the opportunity to get a fresh start. Along with the resolutions to lose weight, exercise more and stop compulsively watching the Fox News Channel, ...

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    Sun, October 12, 2008

    Melt-Down

    Keystone Business Climate Survey produces most pessimistic results ever


    Pennsylvania's business climate mirrored the national economic melt-down over the past six months according to a substantial majority of business owners and chief executive officers participating in ...

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    Sun, October 12, 2008

    Fall 2008 Keystone Business Climate Survey


    Total Started Survey: 245
    Total Completed Survey: 232 (94.7%)

    Section I: Business Climate

    1. In general, do ...

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