Turn PA Blue

Turning PA Blue Action Group

Pennsylvania is a State filled with inequality.  Richer school districts often receive more education funding from the State at the expense of needier districts.   Philadelphia and the surrounding counties contribute more revenues to the State through business, income, and sales taxes than any other region of the State, yet we receive only a fraction of that money back in Government services.   While our General Assembly complains about Federal interference in local issues, it constantly enacts legislation to limit the independence of its municipalities.  And even though there are over 900,000 more Democrats in Pennsylvania that any other group, our legislature and Congressional delegation are overwhelmingly Republican.   To address these inequalities, Turning PA Blue is working with our suburban allies to build upon the successes that Neighborhood Networks has enjoyed in Philadelphia, through the identification of progressive candidates, voter registration and engagement, and ancillary services such as research and publicity.

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Apr 2019

TURN PA BLUE – THE ENVIRONMENT VS THE VEGETABLES

Just in time for Earth Day, a group of Democratic legislators, primarily those we elected from the Delaware Valley, have introduced a package of bills under the title of “Zero Waste PA”.  This package would curtail the sale of food in plastic or polystyrene containers; limit the sale of products in non-recyclable plastic; allow dispensing plastic...

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Jan 2019

TURN PA BLUE – A LOOK TO THE FUTURE

At the beginning of 2018, we reflected upon the previous year’s legislative disappointments and the political victories.  We begin 2019 with a legislature that is still inclined toward the right, but with a much greater Democratic presence than the past two years.  How do we build upon our success to move the legislative and executive...

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