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Unions Hold Press Conferences Around PA, Call for Action on HB1082

Pennsylvania Workers and Their Unions Call For Action on Worker Safety and Health (HARRISBURG) — Today, workers and their unions, supported by local governments around the Commonwealth, held seven press conferences across the Commonwealth asking for action in the General Assembly on House Bill 1082 and Senate Bill 464.  Events were held in Philadelphia, Scranton, Reading, Harrisburg, Ebensburg, Pittsburgh, and Erie. Read More

Labor And Business Leaders, Along With Legislators, Call For Passage Of Transportation Funding Plan Now

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Snyder joined in leading a broad coalition of unions, business groups and state legislators of both parties in support of passage of transportation infrastructure funding to invest in all modes of Pennsylvania’s transportation systems including mass transit, roads and bridges and all other transportation modes. 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