Monthly Archives: February 2016

Methane Discovered in Drinking Water Near Fracking Wells

Posted at http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/02/22/people-living-near-natural-gas-drilling-face-contaminated-drinking-water A Stanford researcher found the highest risk of leaks was from shallow natural gas wells drilled in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas. (Photo: J Pat Carter/Getty Images) FEB 22, 2016 By Padma Nagappan, a multimedia journalist who writes … Continue reading

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Immigration Fact Check: Undocumented Immigrants Already Paying Billions in State/Local Taxes

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2016/february/immigration-fact-check-undocumented-immigrants-already-paying-billions-statelocal-taxe Feb 26, 2016 10:39 am | John Neurohr Immigration has been a hot-button topic on the campaign trail this year, and it will continue to be as the Supreme Court hears arguments in the coming months regarding … Continue reading

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Faith Voter Reflection Guide Available

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): The 2016 election will be critical in determining how our country responds to the climate crisis and if we follow through on the commitments we made to the rest of the world in Paris. … Continue reading

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KRC 20th Anniversary Conference and Awards Reception—June 8-9, Harrisburg

It’s Time for Broadly Shared Prosperity in Pennsylvania KRC 20th Anniversary Conference and Awards Reception Register today at https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6751/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=80713 and save. Our 20th anniversary conference – It’s Time for Broadly Shared Prosperity in Pennsylvania – will bring together the advocates, … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for February 26, 2016

Download a pdf version of the February 26, 2016 News and Action Summary! News Summary 2-26-16

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News Posts, February 26, 2016

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Move over Budget Impasse: Supreme Court Hamstrings School Districts National “Broader, BOLDER Approach to Education” Campaign Re-Launches This Week How Finland Broke Every Rule – And Created A Top … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—February 26, 2016

Here is the most recent posting of jobs available in research and advocacy: Policy Analyst, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Program Director, Tax Services Department, Center for Economic Progress

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Opportunities for Funding, Competitions, and Places Where You Can Get Involved—February 26, 2016

Here is a current listing of opportunities including contests, grants, and efforts that you can join in Pennsylvania and nationally: Help to Support Expungement Clinic for Returning Citizens

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Newly Posted Resources—February 26, 2016

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations: A Formula for Fair Funding

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Healing Communities Information Session—March 12, Harrisburg

You are invited to learn about a new opportunity for your congregation to expand its ministry of hospitality. The Pennsylvania Council of Churches, in partnership with Christian Churches United of the Tri-County Area, is beginning a process of equipping congregations … Continue reading

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