Do your job! was the message that union members and our community partners brought to our legislators in Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and the Clear Coalition hosted the rally to push our PA house legislators to pass a real budget with a recurring revenue stream. Participants heard people share their stories of the importance of a budget that funds social services, education, and other vital services for working families.
If our elected officials continue to refuse to do their job, we could lose pre-k, mental health services, respite care, jobs, and so much more. In PA, the waitlist for those with intellectual disabilities is over 5,000 people and is one of the longest lists in the country.