Author Archive | Maria Muzzie

Just Harvest community meeting

Join Just Harvest in fighting for a better Department of Public Welfare!

Too many struggling Pennsylvanians cannot get the help they’re eligible for from the state’s Department of Public Welfare. We are working to press state officials for critical improvements in DPW customer service to resolve these long-standing and systemic issues. Join us for a meeting on Wednesday to plan the next steps in this campaign.

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Senate Democratic Caucus 2014 Budget Priorities

Local Senate Democrats say PA should focus on human services, Medicaid, and minimum wage

On the anniversary of Pres. Franklin Roosevelt’s birthday, Democratic legislators held a press conference to announce their priorities in upcoming budget negotiations. We were there as they called out Gov. Corbett for his failure to uphold the legacy of FDR’s New Deal and to protect the social safety net for Pennsylvanians in need.

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Prosperity for the rich, ridicule for the poor

If you didn’t read the recent op-ed in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, America’s food stamp mentality, I’ll save you the bother. If you’re anything like me – and thankfully, most people are more like me than like the author Jennifer Stefano, the Pennsylvania director of America for Prosperity – it would just make your blood boil. I […]

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