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Governor Wolf Announces $1 Billion for Lead and Asbestos Remediation in Schools

Our educator brothers and sisters are leading the fight for safe schools and the protection of their students. School districts across Pennsylvania, rural and urban, are faced with crumbling infrastructure and outdated facilities with serious lead and asbestos problems. Governor Wolf announced this week that he is taking steps to get school districts the resources they deserve. Read More

Coalition: Facilities Crisis Needs Urgent Attention

This statement was released by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Local 3 on January 8, 2020.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is proud to support them as partners in the Fund Our Facilities Coalition. A coalition gathered at a shuttered Philadelphia school to urge the Governor to prioritize facilities funding in this year’s budget address. Read More