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Urgent Action Needed: Public And Private Sector Jobs Under Attack Now

Four Days Until Budget Deadline.  E-Mail Your Legislators Now! With only days remaining before the General Assembly breaks for their summer recess, some legislators in Harrisburg are trying to use these final hours to pass sweeping anti-worker legislation that will drive down wages, privatize industries, and destroy retirement security.  Read More

Funding Mass Transit Expected To Be Some Wild Ride

Clearly a point of legislative contention will be the funding of PA’s mass transit systems, so much so that the House Appropriations Committee on Feb. 25, 2013 conducted a separate hearing focusing solely on it.  At this hearing directors respectively representing rural (Crawford County), mid-size city (Harrisburg) and metro (SEPTA) transit agencies substantiated the dire need for significantly increased mass transit funding. Read More