Tag Archive: 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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CORBETT BUDGET FREEZE TO BE TARGET OF PRESS CONFERENCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT:    Alan L. Jennings                          610-248-9900                                                               Coalition Sees Irony in Increased Corrections Budget Coinciding With More Cuts in Programs That Develop Pennsylvania’s Human Resources A coalition of groups that serve residents of the Lehigh…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, legislation, local government, media coverage, politics, poverty, Uncategorized, 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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The Rally for a Responsible Budget

     On May 3, 2011, thousands of Pennsylvanians chanted “these cuts are nuts” on the Capitol Steps at the “Rally for a Responsible Budget.”  The event, sponsored by the CLEAR Coalition, offered union groups, advocates, educators, non-profit employees and concerned…
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Forum to Promote the General Welfare

Elected officials, community groups, and advocates will hold a community forum to discuss the impact that the proposed budget cuts to critical state programs will have on the Lehigh Valley. The event will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2011…
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