Please join us in sending a clear message to the state Senate: we need to reinvest in schools, health care, and human services -- we cannot afford new tax cuts this year.

Click here to add your name and your organization's name to a diverse and growing group of signers from across the state.  (Please only sign if you are authorized to add your organization's name to this effort.)

Thank you for all you do to advocate for a state budget that promotes opportunity across Pennsylvania's diverse communities.

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Local officials from across Pennsylvania came to Harrisburg today with a message for state lawmakers: prioritize investments in our schools, county health services, and infrastructure over new tax cuts.

Local Officials Bring a Message to Harrisburg

Years of state tax cuts have shifted more costs onto local communities and taxpayers. The local officials urged lawmakers to delay a planned cut next year to a corporate tax that has already been reduced by 85 percent in order to restore funding to the services that people and businesses rely on everyday.

“Budgets are about priorities, and it is time for Harrisburg to put its priorities into what counts: schools, roads, safe and healthy communities – so that we can move our state forward,” said Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner. “While I certainly recognize the need for balancing budgets, budgets should not be balanced on the backs of our students, working families and the elderly.”

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On Monday and Tuesday, June 3rd and 4th, join a call-in day with Better Choices for PA Coalition members from across the state.  As legislators return to Harrisburg for the final weeks of the budget debate, remind your representative that now is not the time to cut taxes, when we badly need to restore funding to our schools, health care, and human services.

Click here for more details on the call-in day to the PA House.

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