HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the CLEAR Coalition:
WHAT: The Coalition for Labor Engagement and Accountable Revenue (CLEAR Coalition), a broad-based coalition of labor organizations representing over 1.1 million hard working Pennsylvanians, advocates for a balanced approach to budgeting that makes sound public investments, provides essential services to Pennsylvanians, and includes sustainable and accountable revenue for critical government infrastructure.
WHO: Richard Bloomingdale, President Elect Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, Eileen Connelly, Executive Director SEIU State Council, David Filman, Executive Director AFSCME Council 13, Steve Hicks, President APSCUF, Kathy Jellison, President SEIU local 668, Ted Kirsch, President AFT, Art Martynuska, President Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters Association, Jim Testerman, President PSEA and Wendell Young IV, President UFCW.
WHEN: Monday, May 24th 11:00am
WHERE: Capitol Media Center
- Pennsylvania's labor movement is united to support a sustainable budget approach that includes enhancing revenues, making taxes fairer, preventing harmful cuts to essential public services and saving jobs.
- Pennsylvania cannot afford a "cuts only" approach to the state budget. Dramatic state budget cuts will reduce consumer protections, impact public safety, slow down the economic recovery and hurt the most vulnerable citizens of Pennsylvania.
- The CLEAR Coalition advocates for long-term revenue solutions and common sense tools to address Pennsylvania's budget crisis.
For additional information please call Rebecca McNichol, CLEAR Coalition State Director, 267-239-3399 or Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE CLEAR Coalition