Support Pennsylvania Anti-Hunger Programs

From Hunger-Free Pennsylvania (http://www.hungerfreepa.org/): Join Hunger-Free Pennsylvania share with Governor Wolf how important the State Food Purchase Program and Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System are to low-income families & individuals in Pennsylvania. Please take a moment to read the message If … Continued

Gambling, Deficit Borrowing Are in as Pennsylvania Closes Book on $32.0 Billion State Budget

By: Charles Thompson, Penn Live Updated: October 31, 2017 Closing out Pennsylvania’s 2017-18 state budget proved to be really difficult in Pennsylvania’s current era of divided government. We’ll soon find out what living with the solution will be like. Gov. Tom … Continued

On the Governor’s Plan to Securitize PLCB Profits

HARRISBURG – Marc Stier, Director of the PA Budget and Policy Center, made the following statement after the release of the Governor’s plan to securitize PLCB profits. “As he recognizes, Governor Wolf’s plan to borrow $1.2 billion on the basis … Continued

Without State Budget, Public Schools Face Cuts of $1 Billion—Tell PA Legislators to Pass a Budget

From the Campaign for Fair Education Funding (http://fairfundingpa.org/): Unless our state leaders take action to fund the state budget, our public schools could be facing cuts of nearly $1 billion.  The legislature passed budget this summer but not a revenue … Continued

PA Faith Leaders Speak Out on Environmental Loopholes

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-25/energy-policy/pa-faith-leaders-speak-out-on-environmental-loopholes/a59541-1 September 25, 2017 – Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Some faith groups say a state budget measure would threaten Pennsylvania’s environment and health.<br />(Hamed Saber/Flickr) HARRISBURG, Pa. — Some Pennsylvania faith … Continued

Tell Your Representative: Support a Clean PA Budget that Protects Our Environment

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Deadlock over the state budget continues in Harrisburg and without your help, a clean healthy environment could be sacrificed as part of the deal. Just this week, the Senate rejected HB 453, an ill-conceived plan by the House … Continued