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Senate Democratic Caucus 2014 Budget Priorities

Local Senate Democrats say PA should focus on human services, Medicaid, and minimum wage

On the anniversary of Pres. Franklin Roosevelt’s birthday, Democratic legislators held a press conference to announce their priorities in upcoming budget negotiations. We were there as they called out Gov. Corbett for his failure to uphold the legacy of FDR’s New Deal and to protect the social safety net for Pennsylvanians in need.

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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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