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.”

Pennlive: What’s holding up help for American families during the coronavirus crisis? | Opinion, By Dave Fillman

Pennlive publishes an op-ed by David Fillman, Executive Director of AFSCME Council 13 and a co-founder of rhe CLEAR Colaiiton: “At a time like this, legislators should be prioritizing the health, safety and well-being of families and communities, not setting up a corporate slush fund at the behest of big-dollar lobbyists. Specifically, communities need significant […]

COMMENTARY: The Coronavirus Stimulus Must Prioritize Workers Over Wall Street

As families struggle to make ends meet, workers cope with limited hours or lost jobs, and frontline and emergency management professionals are overtaxed as they fight to keep our communities healthy and safe, the White House and Senate leadership in D.C. are holding up critical aid to workers and our communities. What’s the hold up? […]