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Take Action! State Senate Votes For Outrageous Attack On Workers’ Retirement

We told you on Friday about a last-minute bill that the Senate Republicans were trying to rush through the chamber, with no oversight, financial analysis, or hearings.  During a whirlwind 3 days, the Senate managed to pass the bill out of the Finance committee and the Appropriations committee, in spite of there being no actuarial analysis of the bill, and the full Senate just passed the bill this afternoon by a final vote of 28 to 19.  Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Condemns the Passage of Senate Bill 1 as an Insult to Fairness and Accountability

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder condemned the passage of Senate Bill 1, which attacks the pensions of hundreds of thousands of current and new employees of the Commonwealth and School Districts across Pennsylvania and does nothing to pay down the state’s pension debt. Read More