Pennsylvania's Income Growth 'Lopsided'

Jan 27, 2015

The Economic Policy Institute and Economic Analysis and Research Network released a report today measuring income growth inequality state by state.

The report looked at Internal Revenue Service pretax income numbers before and after the Great Recession to determine which portion of income earners have benefited the most from recovery.

The report found in Pennsylvania between 2009 and 2012, the top 1 percent saw a nearly 30 percent increase in income, but the bottom 99 percent's income actually went down by about 1 percent.

Read the full report from our partner Keystone Crossroads.