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Temple University. Institute for Public Affairs

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The Institute for Public Affairs conducts, supports, and disseminates interdisciplinary research to inform and improve public policy, focusing particularly on Philadelphia, the greater metropolitan area and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Pennsylvania Policy Database: User Guide and Codebook, 2011-09

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1
Scope and Contents The Pennsylvania Policy Database Project is a free, online resource that provides access to more than 160,000 state and news media records and enables users to trace and analyze with a few mouse clicks the history of public policy in the Commonwealth since 1979. Designed for easy use by educators, students, researchers, policy makers, news reporters, and the general public, it is the first comprehensive state policy database of its kind.The project was built by Temple University...
Dates: 2011-09

The Temple Papers on the Pennsylvania General Assembly

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Identifier: 2021.037
Scope and Contents The research for this series was requested and funded in large part by the Heinz Endowments and the William Penn Foundation but also by Temple. Its purpose was to assist the General Assembly in representing citizens, making laws, and balancing the other branches. The DVD and text Volume 1, "The Pennsylvania General Assembly Before and After the 1968 Legislative Modernization Commission: The Evolution of an Institution," is an institutional history that focuses on the...
Dates: 2012-03 - 2012-06; Acquisition: 2012-10-19

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