The best strategy to stop Republican leaders’ “tax reform” scam? In Allegheny County it’s all about Keith Rothfus.
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It’s National School Lunch Week – the perfect time to help schools feed low-income children. Take action to protect federal funding!
Right now Pres. Trump and Republican leaders in D.C. are trying to sell the public on a scheme they’re calling “tax reform.” Don’t believe it for a second.
Summer’s end means our members of Congress will soon be back in D.C. Let’s pay them a visit before they go to remind them who they serve.
Trump campaigned on a promise to help the people who need it most. But now he is threatening one of our most basic rights: to food.
Poverty in Pennsylvania and Allegheny County failed to significantly improve between 2013 and 2014, and is particularly affecting children and minorities. Looming cuts to federal funding for safety net and human needs programs could be disastrous.
Earlier this month Just Harvest led a delegation to Washington, DC to urge our legislators to protect the federal food stamp program in the upcoming round of budget negotiations. What we encountered shocked us.
Congress has taken its first official steps to advance a GOP-sponsored budget, which, if passed, would be disastrous for low- and middle-income Pennsylvanians.
Right now, Pennsylvania is facing a $1.3 billion budget shortfall – a huge gap lawmakers are supposed to close by June 30th. Gov. Corbett is seriously considering a cuts-only budget that would lock in recent devastating cuts to education, make more cuts to all other state programs (like social services), and use a host of […]
Our voices were heard! Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted down a version of the Farm Bill that would have cut food stamps by $20 billion over the next ten years. The bill also would have included a whole set of new barriers to food stamp access, from work requirements on many recipients to blanket drug […]