Tag Archive: budget debate

United Way Forum on The State Budget: Alan Jennings Offers Comments on the Governor’s Proposed Budget

The United Way held a forum on the state budget today. CACLV Executive Director Alan Jennings was one of the panelists who offered comments on the governor’s proposed budget. His comments are posted below. For more information on the state…
Read more

community action, economic crisis, hunger, legislation, mortgage foreclosure, politics, poverty, unemployment, youth

, , , , , , , ,

TONIGHT! August 30th on WDIY’s Lehigh Valley Discourse: Maryann Haytmanek and Kathleen Daugherty

It’s a storied tradition in American politics: pick on the weakest among us. “Welfare” was (re-)introduced into the national political debate recently.  – Alan Jennings Join CACLV’s  Alan Jennings and his guests Maryann Haytmanek and Kathleen Daugherty, both of whom have…
Read more

economic crisis, legislation, Lehigh Valley Discourse, politics, poverty, Uncategorized

, , , , , , ,

TONIGHT! August 9th on WDIY’s Lehigh Valley Discourse: Allentown’s Mayor Ed Pawlowski

“So Mayor Pawlowski is proposing some bold measures, including unloading some major operations to private and/or outside interests.” – Alan Jennings Join CACLV’s Alan Jennings and his guest Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski.  Allentown’s Mayor Ed Pawlowski has a problem.  Actually,…
Read more

Allentown, legislation, Lehigh Valley Discourse, local government, media coverage, politics, Uncategorized

, , , ,

THE FRAY

CACLV has at any time an array of public policy initiatives.  Sometimes we are fighting policy retreat that takes past gains away, sometimes we’re fighting to advance a progressive agenda.  But we’re always in the fight.  Following are some key…
Read more

community action, economic crisis, legislation, local government, mortgage foreclosure, politics, poverty, predatory lending, Uncategorized

, , , , , , , ,

It’s Time To “Save Our Homes”

  The American Dream is in danger.  The recession that began in 2008 has decimated Pennsylvania’s families and the communities in which they live.  While the recession is, technically, over, the sluggishness of the “recovery” has meant unemployment in excess…
Read more

economic crisis, Events, legislation, local government, mortgage foreclosure, politics, Uncategorized, unemployment

, , , , , , ,