CLASP Releases Health Justice Fact Sheets

From CLASP (http://www.clasp.org/): CLASP released a set of fact sheets outlining the top five ways the ACA supports low-income young adults and the top five threats from Republican repeal-and-replace proposals. View CLASP fact sheets on health justice at http://www.clasp.org/resources-and-publications/publication-1/mental-health-youth-fact-sheet-final.pdf.

Urge Resolutions to Push Congress to Pass Human and Environmental Needs Budget

This week the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed three resolutions urging Congress to move money out of the military and into human and environmental needs — exactly the reverse of Trump’s budget. Those historic actions came after more than 20,000 … Continued

Effects of U.S. Senate Health Care Bill on Pennsylvania

Posted at https://www.thirdandstate.org/2017/june/memo-effects-us-senate-health-care-bill-pennsylvania Jun 28, 2017 03:04 pm | Marc Stier MEMO To: Interested Parties From: Marc Stier, Director, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Date: June 28, 2017 Re: Effects of U.S. Senate Health Care Bill on Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania … Continued

Part I: Pennsylvania’s Water Crisis Challenges Impacting Every Community

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): By Matthew Stepp, PennFuture Director of Policy; and Jan Jarrett, Communications, Policy and Outreach Consultant When astronomers discover planets orbiting far-off stars, they assess whether or not that world could support life by determining if water is present. … Continued

Senate Education Committee Voted Bad Charter School Bill Out of Committee

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): Pennsylvania’s Senate Education Committee voted HB 97, the charter school expansion bill, out of committee yesterday (June 29th). HB 97 was amended to ELIMINATE the $27 million in savings school districts would have received … Continued

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