Monthly Archives: July 2011

GreenFaith’s Water Conservation Tips

From GreenFaith (http://greenfaith.org):   Water is the essence of life.  Yet clean, fresh water is becoming scarcer globally because of waste, pollution, and climate change.   GreenFaith can help you to conserve water – at home and at your house … Continue reading

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7th Annual Homes within Reach Conference—November 14-16, Harrisburg

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/):   The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania invites you to join them for their 7th annual Homes within Reach Conference, November 14-16, at the Harrisburg Hilton.   They will post a complete program and registration … Continue reading

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PBPC Releases 2011-12 State Budget Analysis

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org):   On June 30, the Pennsylvania General Assembly completed work on a 2011-12 state budget that achieves Governor Tom Corbett’s primary objective — to meet a target spending number of $27.3 billion … Continue reading

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Call-In Days, July 13-15—Urge PA Senators to Protect Vulnerable Families

Take Action Now: Join our National Budget Call-In Days on Wednesday, July 13 through Friday, July 15. Call Senators Casey and Toomey toll-free at 888-907-1485.   Alternatively, you can call their offices directly—find contact information at the following locations:   Senator … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for Friday, July 8

Check out the Actions, Events, Opportunities and Resources, and News Posts below-just click on the links under each category to get to the information. We’ve placed the most critical issues under Important Actions and Issues.   As usual, we understand … Continue reading

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Real Patriots Pay Taxes (response to suggested corporate “tax holiday”)

By Scott Klinger and Holly Sklar Op-Ed Distributed by the American Forum, June 30, 2011 http://businessforsharedprosperity.org/content/american-forum-sklar-klinger-real-patriots-pay-taxes   Some of our nation’s biggest corporations are planning a tax holiday and they want you to pick up the tab.   Actually, you … Continue reading

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Expanding Medicaid Access Improves Health and Well-Being

From Families USA (http://www.familiesusa.org):   Weeks before the early August deadline to negotiate a deficit reduction package in Washington, and in the midst of state struggles to balance their budgets, a landmark study was released today that unequivocally demonstrates the … Continue reading

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House Interior Appropriations Bill Guts Clean Water Programs

From the Choose Clean Water Coalition (http://www.choosecleanwater.org):   The recently released bill by the House Appropriations Committee to fund the fiscal year 2012 Interior and Environment programs is another frontal attack on clean water programs, and the Coalition will be … Continue reading

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News Posts—July 8, 2011

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary:   Health Care Reform Survives the First Appeal http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8331   Most Americans Oppose GOP Plan to Cut Medicaid http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8442   Expanding Medicaid Access Improves Health and Well-Being http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8516 … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—July 8, 2011

Here is a current listing of jobs available in research and advocacy:   State Healthcare Communications Coordinator Position Available http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8328   Sentencing Project Seeks Research Analyst http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8334  

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