Diversion Politics and Factual Errors With ‘Americans for a Tiny Sliver of Rich People’

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 6:15 pm

Jennifer Stefano, the Pennsylvania director of Americans for Prosperity, published an op-ed in the Harrisburg Patriot-News Friday — the latest salvo in an organized right-wing assault on nutrition assistance and other safety net spending.


The Human Cost of Eliminating General Assistance in Pennsylvania

By: Tuesday July 10, 2012 9:15 am

Since the Great Depression, Pennsylvania has had a General Assistance (GA) program — a small cash benefit that serves as a bridge to self-sufficiency for the temporarily disabled and for victims of domestic violence and addicts seeking help to turn their lives around. Until late last month when state lawmakers adopted a new budget.

Piecing Together the PA Budget Framework

By: Sunday June 24, 2012 5:00 pm

Some details emerged about the state budget framework unveiled midweek by Governor Tom Corbett and legislative leaders, but questions still remain.

Asset Tests, Layoffs and the Race to Give Away Tax Dollars to Big Oil

By: Friday February 3, 2012 3:15 pm

War has broken out between West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania over who can give away more tax dollars to Shell Oil.

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