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Jun 26, 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,...

May 27, 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...

Apr 02, 2014, 11:20 ET

CLEAR Coalition Opposes Proposals to Dismantle PLCB

 The CLEAR Coalition is urging lawmakers to reject Gov. Corbett's latest proposal to dismantle the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and allow...

Mar 28, 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...

Mar 11, 2014, 17:37 ET

CLEAR Coalition Opposes Push to Privatize PASSHE

 Legislation to allow some PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) institutions to privatize could cost thousands of...

Feb 04, 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...

May 01, 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...

Mar 20, 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...

Feb 05, 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...

Apr 16, 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...

Jul 13, 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...

Jun 30, 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....

Jun 15, 2011, 10:58 ET

PA CLEAR'S 1.1 Million Working Pennsylvanians Urge Lawmakers to Focus on Impact of Gov. Corbett's Budget Proposal

The PA CLEAR Coalition is urging lawmakers to return the taxpayer's surplus and prevent sweeping cuts to public schools in every corner of the...

May 12, 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...

May 02, 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....

Jul 01, 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...

May 21, 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...