Tag Archive: Federal Budget

Audio: April 11th on WDIY’s Lehigh Valley Discourse: Alan Jennings Talks with Democratic Candidates for Northampton County Executive, John Callahan, Lamont McClure and Glenn Reibman

    This week on Lehigh Valley Discourse, WDIY (FM 88.1) will present a unique approach to the age-old candidates’ debate.  The Democratic candidates for Northampton County Executive will join Alan Jennings for a candidates’ forum on Thursday at 6…
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economic crisis, legislation, Lehigh Valley Discourse, local government, politics

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Blaming the Victim

How do they do it?  How does an industry develop outrageously usurious products, seduce gullible homebuyers wanting what they have been told is the American Dream into loans that should have been illegal, cause the predictable collapse of the international…
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community action, economic crisis, legislation, local government, mortgage foreclosure, politics, poverty, predatory lending, unemployment

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Our Battle Isn’t Over

We dodged yet another bullet this Spring.  Despite being abandoned by the President, and the House Republican leadership proposing elimination of the Community Services Block Grant, our many friends in Congress, including our own Charlie Dent, prevented a calamity, with…
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community action, legislation, local government, politics, poverty

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What will you do to live in a civilized society?

David Bradley is the Executive Director of the National Community Action Foundation, the lobbying arm of the nation’s more than one thousand Community Action Agencies, including CACLV.  David spoke at our Annual Meeting in October and pretty accurately predicted the outcome of…
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community action, Easton, economic crisis, homelessness, legislation, politics, poverty

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