They are shoehorning a repeal of the General Assistance program into a bill that also includes important money for medical assistance. Their strategy is that Wolf will sign the bill, or let it become law, because he won’t want to spike the medical funding.
“We’ll begin to reverse the tide of the last 25 years of the landlords having the advantage to having people not be priced out of their homes, pushed out of their homes, threatened out of their homes.”
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) – Religious leaders and fiscal analysts are traveling New York talking to communities about the state budget proposal. After a recent stop in Ithaca, Ron Deutsch of the Fiscal Policy Institute sat down with WSKG’s Celia Clarke in the WSKG’s Ithaca studio. Here is some of that interview:
Join WSKG and community partners as we discuss the issues surrounding local poverty, specifically food insecurity, and co-view an episode of Chasing the Dream. When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Where: SUNY Broome, Decker Room 201, Binghamton, NY
Time: Doors open at 5:30pm
Please park in Lot 1 adjacent to the Decker Building. Program evaluation will be performed at this event via audience surveys and your participation is appreciated. RSVP using this form:
Loading… WSKG thanks the following for their support of this project: the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, the Community Foundation for South Central New York and New York State funding through Governor Cuomo’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative, which was awarded to the Binghamton-Broome Anti-Poverty Initiative of the United Way of Broome County.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) — After staging demonstrations for the past six consecutive Mondays, the Pennsylvania chapter of the national Poor People’s Campaign has ended its extended residency in the state Capitol rotunda.