Tag Archive: PA State Budget

Save the Date: Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition to Hold a Budget Forum

The Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition, a group of non-profits and local government organizations, will hold a Legislative Forum in the 6th floor conference room of Northampton Community College’s Fowler Family Southside Center on East Third Street in Bethlehem on Friday,…
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JENNINGS RESIGNS FROM STATE PLANNING BOARD, ENCOURAGES GOVERNOR CORBETT TO KEEP ROME FROM BURNING

Dear Governor Corbett: I have had the honor and privilege of serving the citizens of the Commonwealth as a member of the State Planning Board since it was re-established early in your predecessor’s tenure.  At the time, many of us…
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Just Like We Predicted

The people in the state legislature who have been hearing the ire of their constituents over the governor’s proposed cuts in education are making the kind of adjustments that advocates for education had pushed.  Not enough, of course, because they…
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Lehigh Valley Residents Speak Out On Proposed State Budget

  Last Thursday, April 28th, the Lehigh Valley held a “Forum to Promote the General Welfare,” a public forum during which residents spoke directly with four PA State Representatives, shared their stories, and expressed their concerns over Gov. Tom Corbett’s…
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DESPERATELY SEEKING HOPE IN OUR NATION’S CAPITOL

Well, I visited Washington last week with CACLV Board members Alicia Karner, Lori Sywensky and Jeff Byrne.  Hundreds of Community Action people from all over the country were there to fight back. We are fighting a nasty streak in this country…
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