The CLEAR Coalition represents more than 1.1 million Pennsylvanians fighting for a state budget that funds essential public services, protects family-sustaining, middle class jobs, and ensures that we have a fair system of taxes in our Commonwealth.
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January 26, 2017Independent report shows PA revenues down yet again
WITF reports that with just about two weeks before the governor gives his annual budget address, the state’s Independent Fiscal Office has released an updated revenue report. Like most of the IFO’s reports in the last several months, this one does not contain good news.Read more »
January 25, 2017CLEAR COALITION ENDORSES KIM LEGISLATION TO INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE
CLEAR COALITION ENDORSES KIM LEGISLATION TO INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE HARRISBURG (JANUARY 24, 2017) – The CLEAR Coalition today urged all House members to act quickly and pass legislation to be introduced by State. Rep. Patty Kim that raises the state’s minimum wage. “Raising the minimum wage is the right thing to do. There is no […]Read more »
December 23, 2016David Fillman: Take common-sense approach to eliminating Pa. budget deficit
The Allentown Morning Call posts an op-ed by David Fillman, Executive Director of AFSCME Council 13 and a CLEAR co-founder, who writes, “Lawmakers and the Wolf administration need to focus on genuine government reforms that generate sustainable savings and protect vital services for Pennsylvanians – not one-time, illusory ones. We joined the CLEAR Coalition and identified […]Read more »