Daily Archives: September 13, 2017


13

Sep 2017

Demand a State Budget That Puts People First

Budget Update The budget situation in Pennsylvania is about to become dire. The General Fund goes into the red on September 15 and will mostly stay there for the rest of the year, which will likely lead to a 12% cut in non-mandatory expenditures. We’re looking at a $1 billion cut in basic education funding...

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13

Sep 2017

TURN PA BLUE

The hypocrisy under which the State House has been operating can be summarized by Representative Dan Moul ‘s (R. Adams) lie that “until and unless every source of reserve is exhausted, we are not asking more of our taxpayers.”   http://www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/nation/20170905_ap_b2e7365725f845c9be467b502cb4c137.html   What is wrong with this statement?  Let us count the ways. (1) Taxpayers would be  hurt...

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13

Sep 2017

The Clock is Ticking: Abolish the SRC

On September 14, the School Reform Commission will meet for the first time of this school year. We’ll be there to greet them with a clear message — the time is ticking to vote to abolish the state control of our schools. Last week, after months of talking with the Mayor’s office about why we...

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