Monthly Archives: March 2013

Statewide Day of Action for Medicaid Expansion—Call Today!

From the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (http://www.pahealthaccess.org): Our lawmakers in Harrisburg have a choice: Accept $43.3 billion in federal funds set for 700,000 Pennsylvanians to get health care coverage OR leave that money on the table and most of those … Continue reading

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News Posts, March 22, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Advocate Group Wants Pennsylvania Education Funding Formula Reinstated: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14201 Report: PA Education Funding Falls Flat: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14238 Podcast: Helping You Understand Education Policy In PA: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14231 Study Touts Benefits … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—March 22, 2013

Here is a current listing of jobs available in research and advocacy: Media Associate for Immigration Reform, Church World Service—Deadline April 1: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14260

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Opportunities for Funding, Competitions, and Places Where You Can Get Involved—March 22, 2013

Here is a current listing of opportunities including contests, grants, and efforts that you can join in Pennsylvania and nationally: Read Stories of Those Affected by Workforce Program Cuts; Submit Your Own Story: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14212

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Newly Posted Resources—March 22, 2013

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations: God’s Earth is Sacred—What It Means to be Christian and Care for the Earth: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14226 Podcast: Helping You Understand Education Policy In PA: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14231 New OXFAM Report: Behind … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for March 22, 2013

Download a pdf version of the March 22, 2013 News and Action Summary! News Summary 3-22-13

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Urge PA’s Senators to End Corporate Offshore Tax Loopholes Now—March 22

From Jubilee USA (http://www.jubileeusa.org/index.php): Senators will start voting at 1:00pm on Amendments to the Budget Resolution.  Two of those Amendments will end corporate offshore tax loopholes and curb corporate tax avoidance. Please call Senators Casey and Toomey today and tell … Continue reading

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Bread for the World Offering of Letters Advocacy Workshops

From Bread for the World (http://www.bread.org): Save the dates for one of the four Bread for the World advocacy workshops coming to your area: Harrisburg area, Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (http://bread.convio.net/site/Calendar/1261423254?view=Detail&id=106641) Philadelphia, Saturday, April 20, 9:30 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Governor’s Pension Plan Will Cost the State and Taxpayers More

From Keystone Research Center (http://www.keystoneresearch.org): HARRISBURG, PA (February 26, 2013) – Key components of Governor Tom Corbett’s massive pension restructuring plan would actually increase costs for the state, school districts, and ultimately taxpayers, according to the Keystone Research Center, which … Continue reading

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New OXFAM Report: Behind the Brands: Food Justice & the ‘Big 10’ Food and Beverage Companies—Take Action

From Oxfam America (http://www.oxfamamerica.org): The GROW campaign is launching its newest effort and report, Behind the Brands, aimed at changing the way the world’s biggest food companies do business and do their part in ensuring that everyone has enough to … Continue reading

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