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AFT-PA: Applauds Swift Action for Regulatory Relief

To read the National AFT’s official Reopening Plan, click here. This statement was originally published by AFT-PA AFT Pennsylvania President Arthur G. Steinberg, on Friday, issued the following statement after Governor Wolf signed SB751, a bill to provide regulatory relief to school districts, educators: “I applaud Governor Wolf’s quick and decisive action in signing of SB751 today. 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