Category Archives: News Post Summaries

News Posts, March 21, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Public Schools Need Nearly $200 Billion To Improve Facilities, Survey Finds Kansas School Funding Declared Unconstitutional By State Supreme Court College, Federal Financial Aid Increasingly Benefits The Rich … Continue reading

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News Posts, March 14, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Report on Impact of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Cut-Off The President’s 2015 Budget: Thoughtful Responses to Poverty Looking Beyond the Kinder, Gentler Budget (PA) Second Guessing a Life: US … Continue reading

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News Posts, February 28, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: The President Dropped the “Chained CPI” from His Budget EPA Will Use Clean Water Act to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska From California to the New York Island Top … Continue reading

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News Posts, February 14, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: New Bill To Drive Out ‘Cancer Of Big Money In Body Politic’ Unlike Other States, No Revenue Surpluses in PA Budget Hearings Put Corbett Proposal to the Test … Continue reading

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News Posts, February 7, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Farm Bill Means Less Food for Struggling Households Fifty Years After the War on Poverty, Americans Want to Renew a National Commitment Storytellers Speak Out on the 50th … Continue reading

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News Posts, January 17, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Commonwealth Court Rules Pennsylvania Photo ID Law Unconstitutional Learn More About Congress’ Omnibus Spending Bill Walmart Signs Historic Agreement with Coalition of Immokalee Workers Oxfam Food Index Assesses … Continue reading

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News Posts, January 10, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Half a Century. Five Decades. 50 Years. 18,250 Days. 50 Years of the War on Poverty  Thousands in Pennsylvania and New Jersey Could See Decreased SNAP Benefits if … Continue reading

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News Posts, December 19, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Bernie Sanders Introduces The American Health Security Act Religious Community Chooses Nature Over Riches of a Natural Gas Lease Making Students Count: Action on Education Funding in Harrisburg … Continue reading

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News Posts, December 12, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Advocates Fear Unemployment Extension Expiration Could Leave Thousands High and Dry in PA Study: U.S. Poverty Rate Decreased Over Past Half-Century Thanks to Safety-Net Programs Affordable Housing, Services … Continue reading

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News Posts, November 8, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Thousands of Pennsylvania Children Dropped From Medicaid http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=17072 Cut to Federal Nutrition Assistance Impacts Families and Children in Every PA County http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=17098 Time to Tell the Truth About … Continue reading

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