Monthly Archives: June 2015

Urge PA’s General Assembly to Fix Our Broken Education System

From the Campaign for Fair Education Funding (http://fairfundingpa.org/): Please send a message to your PA representative and senator now at http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/51238/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=15333 –urging them to support fair and adequate funding for our kids by supporting the proposed funding formula and increased … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for June 26, 2015

Download a pdf version of the June 26, 2015 News and Action Summary! News Summary 6-26-15

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News Posts, June 26, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies In Fair Housing Act Case, Supreme Court Backs ‘Disparate Impact’ Claims PA Law that Allowed Gun Rights Groups to Sue Cities is Unconstitutional, … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—June 26, 2015

Here is the most recent posting of jobs available in research and advocacy: Executive Director—Lancaster County Council of Churches Lancaster County Council of Churches—Food Hub Manager

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Opportunities for Funding, Competitions, and Places Where You Can Get Involved—June 26, 2015

Here is a current listing of opportunities including contests, grants, and efforts that you can join in Pennsylvania and nationally: Video: Commonwealth Interfaith Service-Prayers for Justice & Peace–May 4, 2015

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PA Law that Allowed Gun Rights Groups to Sue Cities is Unconstitutional, Commonwealth Court Rules

By Christine Vendel | cvendel@pennlive.com  on June 25, 2015 at 9:35 AM, updated June 25, 2015 at 11:30 AM The Commonwealth Court on Thursday struck down a controversial Pennsylvania law that allowed any legal gun owner to sue municipalities over gun regulations … Continue reading

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In Fair Housing Act Case, Supreme Court Backs ‘Disparate Impact’ Claims

June 25, 2015  12:26 PM ET Bill Chappell Civil rights groups won a victory Thursday, as the Supreme Court ruled that claims of racial discrimination in housing cases shouldn’t be limited by questions of intent. The court affirmed a Court … Continue reading

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Urge PA Legislators to Support Natural Gas Extraction Fee to Protect PA Natural Resources

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Right now there’s a debate in Harrisburg about whether natural gas drillers should pay their fair share on the extraction of our natural resources. We’re doing all we can to win this debate but we need your … Continue reading

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Revised Bill Banning Benefits Threatens Women in Recovery—Act Now

Pennsylvania House Bill 222, reinstating a ban on SNAP benefits (food stamps) and other public assistance for people with drug felony convictions, has been completely redrafted in response to a public outcry from domestic violence and women’s advocates, anti-hunger groups, … Continue reading

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Lancaster County Council of Churches—Food Hub Manager

Overall Responsibility The position of Food Hub manager exists to supervise the warehouse operation and personnel by: Maintaining safety of the department, control inventory items with the InFlow software, insure all documentation is current, and identify cost savings. Insure that … Continue reading

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