Take Action: Pennsylvania State Budget

March 8, 2011 at 2:55 pm Leave a comment

Gov. Corbett’s 2011-2012 state budget threatens the livelihoods of some of Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable residents. There is a better way. Lawmakers can preserve local services by taking a more balanced approach to the budget.

What can you do about it?

#1  Download this fact sheet on special tax breaks and loopholes that are costing Pennsylvania millions. Use them as talking points when reaching out to your legislators.

#2  Join us this month for the following state budget briefings:

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Annual Budget Summit
March 14, Monday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Hilton Harrisburg (1 North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA)
Experts from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center present an in-depth look at the state budget plan and what it means for communities and families across Pennsylvania. Registration is free. Lunch is included.

Local Budget Briefings:
Get the latest budget news from veteran Harrisburg observer Sharon Ward, director of the PA Budget and Policy Center, and connect with a statewide effort to protect the gains we have made in human services in an era of small government.

Lehigh Valley: March 15, Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
1337 East Fifth Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Philadelphia: March 21, Monday at 9:30 a.m.
The United Way Building
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Lobby 1 & 2,  Philadelphia 19103

Delaware County: March 22, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Media Borough Community Center
301 N. Jackson Street, Media

#3  Rally in Harrisburg: May 3
Buses will travel to Harrisburg from throughout Pennsylvania. Space is limited, so sign up early to reserve your seat. Register by April 19 at www.clearforpa.org.

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