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The Pew Trusts @pewtrusts Philadelphia, PA

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Municipal bankruptcies have been relatively rare since 2001. Could #COVID19 change that? https://t.co/Q9CBIKi1Ow https://t.co/rnrXlXOrlc
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts# of new types of #antibiotics discovered in 1950: 10 # of new types of antibiotics discovered in the last 3 decade… https://t.co/TSA0iQmTV2
7/8
2020
How have libraries evolved since Benjamin Franklin created the first free lending library in the U.S. on July 1, 17… https://t.co/MekCB0G7GT
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsDisappointing: The @CFPB’s 2017 federal payday loan rule—one that could have saved millions of borrowers billions o… https://t.co/lkpp5zwRbvBreaking through: Dam removal in Washington would provide clean drinking water and bolster salmon, trout, and orca… https://t.co/3IMY6rmsC5Jail populations dropped 29% from March 1 to May 1 among 254 counties tracked by @publicsafetylab. This change repr… https://t.co/rgJMo105vuMaine recently took a major step to address a big public health challenge in the state: access to dental care. https://t.co/niIowRDsIDEnding overfishing will: 🐟 Allow fish stocks to recover 🌍 Benefit fishing communities 🌊 Restore marine environments https://t.co/DegrJ901Bx
7/7
2020
Nearly 27 million Americans could lose their employer-sponsored health insurance over the course of #COVID19, accor… https://t.co/yGHhmfXroPAt a time when the world needs scientific ingenuity most, our 2020 class of biomedical scholars and fellows will em… https://t.co/tHw4hb2hPjHarvey brought 1 trillion gallons of rain to Harris County, TX in 2017, making roads impassable, causing hospitals… https://t.co/W73nUyNgbk
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsThis could help stop an extinction. New analysis of right whale feeding and migrations reveals four areas the Trump… https://t.co/p7w8rWC64YWith tightening revenues and the continuing effects of the #coronavirus, state leaders are embracing new policies—a… https://t.co/7EP0OPxZbwSample of 155 counties by @publicsafetylab shows jail population falling 28% from 3/16 -> 5/2 before rebounding by… https://t.co/nbKgO7IJmj
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsWithout past evidence to draw from, policymakers confront a huge challenge: how to plan for a safe reopening amid… https://t.co/cKMHvoOhHR
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7/6
2020
It’s often said we know more about the surface of the moon than the depths of the ocean. The newest Pew Bertarell… https://t.co/zjdrdnuMMtMeal kits have grown more popular in recent years, increasing further due to #COVID19. But a 2017 study found that… https://t.co/Dm2E2c7a8APew’s newest grants to 13 #Philadelphia social services organizations will help respond to increased demand for ass… https://t.co/MAqetRN9nMVital Oregon habitats such as tide pools, offshore rocks, and kelp forests could gain recognition under a newly rev… https://t.co/iNL3Alm5RhWhich was the last state to ratify the Constitution? Who was the biggest advocate for our Bill of Rights? Find ou… https://t.co/0qaxGYocywWhat role do libraries play in our democracy today? These public spaces provide more for communities than free acce… https://t.co/OpVfp83eXvWe hope you learned something new amidst the fireworks and fun on this #IndependenceDay. Ready to test your knowled… https://t.co/IhvhB7xZ3d
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsYou might already know the basic facts about the Fourth of July, but what do you really know about the United State… https://t.co/QPFiKrFBxf
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7/5
2020
Mangroves can sequester at least 3X as much carbon as terrestrial tropical forests. When mangroves are deforested… https://t.co/brtuKHA5Wq“States have never been in better shape to withstand a relatively normal recession. The only problem is that this i… https://t.co/Ru9jIEvewl
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7/4
2020
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Retweeted by The Pew Trusts# of new types of #antibiotics discovered in the 1950s: 10 # of new types of antibiotics discovered in the last 3 d… https://t.co/pcF3WDFWUf“More information and transparency for consumers and home buyers and renters about flood risk is critical, no matte… https://t.co/VwDgKGqEjx
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsOne reason it's important to continue resilience planning during #COVID19: "Climate justice … involves some of the… https://t.co/gYPhXEDBEE
7/3
2020
Today’s jobs report showed little changes in state and local government employment from May. It remains 7.5% below… https://t.co/f3XS9wmUFP
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsLibraries aren't just places for books and magazines - they're institutions of cultural innovation. In our latest e… https://t.co/uPa6FC7Nea
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsFact: Benjamin Franklin created the first free lending library in the United States on July 1, 1731. How have lib… https://t.co/rkuQPOjg6CToday’s quick #quiz highlights an important part of being a U.S. citizen for many of us: 61% of Americans said in 2… https://t.co/dW3AJ9BGSJ
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts535 voting Members of Congress. Nine Supreme Court justices. One president. And 158 million registered voters. We a… https://t.co/9UeSXSme3z
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsWhat are #zebrafish and how are they helping scientists discover new ways to combat health conditions, such as hear… https://t.co/FtN0jLzQb7
7/2
2020
“One shining example of agreement among leaders in both political parties—and the American public—is to make our na… https://t.co/d5JH0V71nr9 million acres of America’s largest national forest⁠—the Tongass in Alaska⁠—is under threat despite local support… https://t.co/3MBYQF2TNzUsing data and evidence to inform policy has proven effective in times of prosperity. In the face of recession,… https://t.co/IAbMz7aqz3
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsNorth Carolina's resilience plan "recognizes that we must build resilient communities and develop strategies to mit… https://t.co/wj7awvyROW
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsToday 46 states entered into FY 2021, most with large revenue shortfalls. Here is a look at current revenue forecas… https://t.co/DiAZkfFPVm
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsPew just awarded $1M to help 13 #Philadelphia-area nonprofits respond to changing community needs amid the pandemic… https://t.co/ZdHrOIt8mrPlanning for climate change resilience should go hand in hand with addressing systemic inequities, says @NCDEQ's Su… https://t.co/zcJfQEsvyX
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsNew beginning: We're pleased to announce that today Sue Urahn begins her tenure as Pew's president and CEO. Sue m… https://t.co/S5K5w4Iu5ICosts and damage from flooding will continue to rise unless all levels of government "build our infrastructure for… https://t.co/1JY40aRJU6Millions more American homes are at risk from flooding than government estimates show, new data says. The great ⁦… https://t.co/15l8DZc3ud
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7/1
2020
#Philadelphia’s minimum wage is $7.25 an hour—unchanged since 2009. But residents overwhelmingly support increasing… https://t.co/GOdgUCNb3dAs natural disasters become more expensive, frequent, and severe, states are under increasing pressure to manage ri… https://t.co/EKuD9QrX9h
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsSenate Passes Historic Bill to Improve Protection of National Parks and Public Lands. Finally, a good piece of legi… https://t.co/89dCOGpzON
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsCoral reefs around the world are declining because of human activities. But, strategic local management efforts can… https://t.co/LXFe083Y8G4 things state broadband programs do to expand access to the millions of Americans: • Engage stakeholders • Manage… https://t.co/94HfO68xajInvestments in pre-disaster mitigation programs can lower future recovery costs and save taxpayer dollars. https://t.co/nDx77JFG4YFlood risks to U.S. homes are far higher than previously estimated, report finds ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ ⁦@pewtrusts⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/sU5u54ZuMQ
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsRecent @pewtrusts analysis confirms: over the last decade, majority of flood related disasters have affected inlan… https://t.co/4SH7O29UYw
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsBREAKING: Florida governor approves first new aquatic preserve in 32 years to protect long-term economy and coastal… https://t.co/C3BWgaS7aT
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsHoping this tool helps a lot more folks and decision makers realize flood risk isn’t just a coastal issue, but nati… https://t.co/kxtAf2lLYu
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6/30
2020
DYK: Gonorrhea could soon become untreatable if more #antibiotics aren’t developed. https://t.co/f9QGkNJwPv https://t.co/wyiykjSruZExisting budget gaps could make it difficult for states to manage the fiscal impact of #COVID19.… https://t.co/Hq8hOLhqQ4
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts87% of Americans say they’re following news about the virus closely, but half of Americans have trouble discerning… https://t.co/FsY5uGLNvHStates that get at least half of their tax dollars from personal income taxes: • Oregon: 70.5% • New York: 59.3% •… https://t.co/6es4xPsOiR500+ animal/vehicle crashes occur every year in Nevada, costing more than $19 million. A new poll finds state-wide… https://t.co/lUwJEXhpJQ
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsQuiz: Test your knowledge about Chilean Patagonia and see why it deserves world-class protection 👇 https://t.co/hBhSBDmHpF
6/29
2020
The 50-state pension funding gap improved slightly in 2018, primarily due to strong investment performance. But… https://t.co/oSfhSqGK34"We can learn to recognize the turning points in our lives as opportunities for change and improvement."… https://t.co/eWCKwXelD0States that get the largest share of their revenue from federal funds rather than taxes: • Louisiana: 45.1% • Monta… https://t.co/JVw0FAyV3f
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsA Wild & Scenic designation for the Gila and San Francisco Rivers would help protect the wildlife, habitat, and eco… https://t.co/oeeJhIxOPU
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsInvesting in resilient infrastructure can help make roadways less prone to flooding. https://t.co/z8OuAybYFn https://t.co/ft9u6AZ44TPaying for college: COVID-19 will likely drive a major shift in government support for higher education, if past re… https://t.co/tmj93WROS6
6/28
2020
Jail admissions dropped by 18% from 2010 to 2017—with crimes and arrests falling simultaneously. Yet, the total n… https://t.co/GycG5O3alTThe Farber lab @CarnegieDevBio use #zebrafish to understand human health. Their work has revealed new strategies… https://t.co/OoqRYNipKM
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsThe @ForestService released its final management plan for the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. The plan mark… https://t.co/612okmF3wS
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsShare of jail space by length of stay: https://t.co/vkge7P05jc • Month or more: 85% • Week to month: 17% • Less… https://t.co/LM6gVeOq7y
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts#DYK? Mangrove forests can store 3 to 5X more carbon than other tropical rainforests. https://t.co/H8zyaRnOWe https://t.co/cvE58Gf6AnEnding overfishing will: 🐟 Allow fish stocks to recover 🌍 Benefit fishing communities 🌊 Restore marine environments https://t.co/n4cjaPJiQw
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsConserve wetlands, get a tax credit. Arkansas is using this approach to help mitigate flooding… https://t.co/qTX3c42Rp4Infographic: We need new antibiotics to treat the nightmare bacteria CRE. https://t.co/pXB3nytIad https://t.co/OuRIMhqEE7
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsCosts and damage from flooding will continue to rise unless all levels of government "build our infrastructure for… https://t.co/fl8esE5D2H
6/27
2020
Vital Oregon habitats such as tide pools, offshore rocks, and kelp forests could gain recognition under a newly rev… https://t.co/Bm109j4Ub6
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts“If you are a government and you are in a desperate fiscal situation, every penny helps ... but we shouldn’t kid ou… https://t.co/DJqBGVJB5n
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsFinancial literacy instead of making payday loans affordable, "would be just like if I'm in a pool & I'm drowning.… https://t.co/tq4rktjLYWAnother reason to protect mangrove forests! ⁦⁦@octavioaburto⁩ shows that conservation of these ecosystems can help… https://t.co/SC1BCNTx0K
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts# of new types of #antibiotics discovered in 1950: 10 # of new types of antibiotics discovered in the last 3 decade… https://t.co/aMTlkgpcaWA Pandemic Problem for Older Workers: Will They Have to Retire Sooner? https://t.co/r9En2qZ8Bv
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsThis could help stop an extinction. New analysis of right whale feeding and migrations reveals four areas the Trum… https://t.co/reliY6vqsn
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsOysters may be small, but they play an outsized role in keeping marine ecosystems healthy. https://t.co/b9J4mmecS2Gonorrhea is rapidly developing resistance to available treatments—and not enough #antibiotics are in the pipeline… https://t.co/KBMDcVdZoi
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsTop 5 pre-#COVID19 priorities for governors based on their State of the State speeches: https://t.co/4aY3A9AXKu 1.… https://t.co/AXU3hBjw3TA chronic disease like #opioid use disorder is most effectively treated with long-term care. Outpatient treatment… https://t.co/oTX6usfaKqSetting science-based fishing limits in European waters can help restore depleted stocks, improve fisheries managem… https://t.co/NCo8HMJphp
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsCheckout this Pew analysis of State of the State speeches that shows Governor’s priorities immediately before COVID… https://t.co/lxOTsE1pxc
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsInteractive: Before #COVID19 delayed their plans, here's what governors said they wanted to focus on.… https://t.co/iblCudcup0
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6/26
2020
States faced a $1.24 trillion pension funding gap in 2018, a slight improvement over the previous year.… https://t.co/4sdw1QzHNnCare coordination has been shown to improve substance use disorder outcomes & patient satisfaction as well as reduc… https://t.co/2HjQNRyEGW
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsAs states move to expand the practice, relatively few Americans have voted by mail. https://t.co/szn6EjhLjr via… https://t.co/dCytosRflC
Retweeted by The Pew Trusts65% of U.S. adults say that they have personally worn a mask in stores or other businesses all or most of the time… https://t.co/paWvFbV0CVFrom reclassifying drug offenses to improving re-entry services, states are taking a "justice reinvestment" approac… https://t.co/5zYRfSd4Sn
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsAs temperatures rise, sea turtles struggle to hatch. #PewMarineFellow Ricardo Tapilatu is researching what that mea… https://t.co/Em4yRs2YXcTransitioning court proceedings online due to #COVID19 has required changes in logistics and trainings for courts i… https://t.co/SnCqmYQUGvHot off the presses! A 50-state data viz from @PewStates showing a stunning reversal of fortunes for the nation's g… https://t.co/w5Jv1qHYRO
Retweeted by The Pew TrustsDid you know #zebrafish have a similar genome to humans? @CarnegieDevBio's Steve Farber and his team believe that w… https://t.co/ddPTLVQWOa
6/25
2020
The Tongass National Forest in Alaska is one of the world’s last remaining temperate forests. However, 9 million a… https://t.co/AXIvuPMGcf
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6/24
2020

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