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    Hunger Awareness Month: PA’s budget can protect education, vital services if we “grow the pie”

    Yesterday dozens of activists convened in Pennsylvania’s capitol to send a message to legislators to put human interests above special interests. As the June 30th deadline for a state budget draws near, Harrisburg was filled with the urgent voices of advocates, the disabled, union members, teachers, and young school students aiming to be heard above the loud voice that corporate money wields.

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    Pennsylvania vs. food stamps

    The following op-ed appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 8, 2013  The Corbett administration is denying and delaying benefits For anyone who has sat in the waiting room of a welfare office, or spent day after day trying to get an actual caseworker on the phone, it’s not a shock to hear that Pennsylvania now ranks […]

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