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16 May, 2017, 15:28 ET CLEAR Coalition Joins State Legislators To Demand An Extraction Tax In FY 2017-18 Budget

Members of the CLEAR Coalition will stand with state representatives to demand an extraction tax on natural gas as part of the 2017-18 state...


03 Apr, 2017, 10:06 ET CLEAR Coalition Opposes Liquor Privatization Bills In House Committee

The Coalition for Labor Engagement and Accountable Revenues (CLEAR) Coalition opposes the bills scheduled for a vote in the April 3rd meeting of...


09 Feb, 2016, 15:39 ET CLEAR Coalition supports Governor Wolf's budget and urges end to political games - once and for all

 Leaders of the Coalition for Labor Engagement and Accountable Revenues (CLEAR) are calling on Republican leaders to end the political games...


29 Dec, 2015, 16:27 ET CLEAR Leaders Applaud Gov. Wolf for Line-Item Veto

 Leaders of the CLEAR Coalition today applauded Governor Tom Wolf for standing up for Pennsylvania families and rejecting the narrow political...


02 Dec, 2015, 10:54 ET CLEAR Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Reject Punitive Pension Proposal

 Leaders of the CLEAR Coalition are urging lawmakers to reject the so-called pension "reform" proposal now under consideration in both chambers...


26 Jun, 2014, 10:22 ET CLEAR Coalition urges Governor Corbett to focus on real priorities

 Leaders of the CLEAR Coalition noted that the state budget plan passed by the House of Representatives today needs additional, long-term,...


27 May, 2014, 13:24 ET Statewide Push for Fair Budget Begins This Week

 The CLEAR Coalition, Better Choices Coalition and the Southeastern PA AFL-CIO kick off a statewide Week of Action for a Fair State Budget at...


28 Mar, 2014, 10:03 ET CLEAR Coalition Supports a Fair Drilling Tax

The CLEAR Coalition today reiterated its support for a shale excise tax and applauded efforts led by Sen. Vincent Hughes to force oil companies...


04 Feb, 2014, 16:47 ET Corbett Budget Shortchanges Schools, Retirees & PA Working Families says CLEAR Coalition

 Despite a $1 billion deficit of his own making and some of the worst new jobs numbers among the 50 states, Gov. Tom Corbett's budget proposal...


01 May, 2013, 11:47 ET CLEAR Coalition Urges House Members To Reject Corbett Tax Schemes

Economic data across the board demonstrates that Gov. Corbett's 'plan' for Pennsylvania is failing miserably and lawmakers should reject the...


20 Mar, 2013, 10:27 ET CLEAR Urges Lawmakers to Reject Governor Corbett's Privatization Scheme

 The CLEAR Coalition today urged lawmakers to reject Gov. Corbett's scheme to dismantle the PA Liquor Control Board. This...


05 Feb, 2013, 15:51 ET CLEAR Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Reject Gov. Corbett's Flawed Budget Proposal

 Gov. Corbett's 2013-2014 budget proposal is built upon false promises and false choices that will further erode Pennsylvania's middle...


16 Apr, 2012, 12:33 ET CLEAR Coalition Leads Effort to Close Delaware Loophole

 The CLEAR Coalition will host a series of tax day events as part of a statewide campaign urging lawmakers to close the Delaware loophole and...


13 Jul, 2011, 14:33 ET Privatization of the PA Wine and Spirits Shops is a Bad Deal for Taxpayers

The misguided attempt to dismantle the PA Wine and Spirits Shops would cost more than 5,000 Pennsylvanians their jobs and badly-needed revenue that...


30 Jun, 2011, 15:30 ET CLEAR Coalition: State Budget Fails Pennsylvania’s Children, Senior Citizens, and Hard Working Families

The over 1.1 million families represented by the PA CLEAR Coalition expressed outrage at the state budget signed earlier today by Governor Corbett....


12 May, 2011, 14:35 ET CLEAR Urges Lawmakers to Reject House GOP's Budget Plan

The Coalition for Labor Engagement and Accountable Revenues (www.clearforpa.org) today urged lawmakers to reject the House GOP's budget proposal...


02 May, 2011, 10:42 ET Workers from Across PA to Rally in Harrisburg, Call on Legislators to "Close the Loopholes," Pass Fair State Budget Which Shares Sacrifice Among Everyone

Thousands of workers from every corner of the state will travel to Harrisburg Tuesday to protest the drastic, unfair cuts contained in Gov....


01 Jul, 2010, 13:38 ET State Budget Hurts Working Families While Protecting Big Tobacco and Big Business

The Coalition for Labor Engagement and Accountable Revenue (CLEAR Coalition), an unprecedented coalition of labor organizations representing over...


21 May, 2010, 14:52 ET Pennsylvania's Labor Movement Unites Behind New Initiative on State Budget, the CLEAR Coalition

The following is being released by the CLEAR Coalition: WHAT: The Coalition for Labor Engagement and Accountable Revenue (CLEAR Coalition), a...