CLEAR COALITION, GOVERNOR WOLF, PHILADELPHIA & PITTSBURGH MAYORS, PA HOUSE AND SENATE DEMOCRATS, AND PA MUNICIPAL LEADERS URGE CONGRESS TO SUPPORT ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDING FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

CLEAR COALITION, GOVERNOR WOLF, PHILADELPHIA & PITTSBURGH MAYORS, PA HOUSE AND SENATE DEMOCRATS, AND PA MUNICIPAL LEADERS URGE CONGRESS TO SUPPORT ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDING FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     Contact: Danielle Gross 717.418.9001 | dgross@shelly-lyons.com  HARRISBURG, PA (May 14, 2020) – The CLEAR Coalition, a group of public sector unions that represents […]

CLEAR Coalition Urges Pennsylvanians to Stand Together to Defeat COVID-19

CLEAR Coalition Urges Pennsylvanians to Stand Together to Defeat COVID-19 Local Officials & Lawmakers Have a Duty to Put Public Safety Ahead of Political Gamesmanship HARRISBURG (MAY 11, 2020) – The CLEAR Coalition today called on all local officials and state lawmakers to follow Governor Tom Wolf’s science and data-driven Executive Orders that he has […]

It’s Time to Protect Our Frontline Workers

NPR reports, “Millions of essential workers are showing up for their jobs at warehouses, food processing plants, delivery trucks and grocery checkout lines. Work that is often low-paid, and comes with few protections, is now suddenly much more dangerous.” The report adds, “For a shopper, stepping into a grocery store is a necessary risk they […]

The Inquirer: Lawmakers Need to Start Thinking About Budget Priorities

The Inquirer sounds a warning bell on state budget challenges as a result of COVID-19,”Even while state leaders figure out how to manage and respond with the help taxpayers need, it’s not too soon for Pennsylvania and New Jersey to start rethinking their budgeting priorities and taxation policies going forward.”