Pennsylvania confronts a $2 billion budget deficit that is a result of Gov. Tom Corbett’s failed policies, principally one-time budget fixes; and his unwillingness to support a statewide shale tax, Medicaid expansion or closing corporate tax loopholes.
Lawmakers must focus on restoring cuts, protecting jobs and investing in our Commonwealth
The CLEAR Coalition today urged lawmakers to reject risky pension and privatization proposals that would cost taxpayers billions of dollars and instead focus on passing a budget that restores cuts by halting corporate tax giveaways and finally closing tax loopholes.
New report examines the grave risks of Corbett’s privatization plans in prison health care
In response to Governor Corbett’s recent proposals to outsource prison health care services while simultaneously initiating the largest reduction in the prison population in Pennsylvania history, The CLEAR Coalition and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania today released a report exposing the numerous risks of privatizing this core responsibility of government.