Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network
This just in from Mardys Leeper at the UU Church of Delaware County. They have great support from their minister, the Rev. Peter Friedrichs, who is part of UUPLAN. They also hosted a meeting of PA Cares for All about the general assistance issue on May 30th. Thanks for your inspiration Mardy and Peter. Hope others will comment on what they are up to as well:
Added by Virginia Kirk on June 9, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments
You may have heard the Senate Appropriations Committee voted tonight to pass Gov. Corbett's budget and added $500 million to it. But that didn't include any of the $300 million for cash assistance. The vote could come up as soon as tomorrow for the entire Senate. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Senate Democrats will make another effort to put $150 million back in for cash assistance. Please…Continue
Added by Virginia Kirk on May 8, 2012 at 9:58pm — No Comments
Hi All: UUPLAN has heard from our sister organization PA Cares for All that they are set for a protest at the State Capital on the morning of May 7th to make clear how important the $300 million General Assistance fund is to thousands of needy Pennsylvanians. Without this valuable safety net, many are likely to fall further into poverty and homelessness.
And YES, this is the second rally on the same day that allows you to speak up for UUs' values. Last week we did indeed tell you…Continue
Added by Virginia Kirk on April 9, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments