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Pennsylvania Budget Stalemate Lead Non-profits to Rally
The Center for Literacy, alongside 60 other social service organizations and supporters will rally on Wednesday, August 26 at noon at the Delaware County Courthouse in Media, PA to urge legislators to pass a fair and equitable state budget
Many organizations are experiencing financial ruin due to the budget impasse and some have been forced to close their doors. The Center for Literacy entered the new fiscal year, beginning on July 1, in good financial health. The summer 2009 state budget impasse is nonetheless placing “enormous pressure on current cash flow, and as such is a serious threat to the immediate health of the organization,”
The non-profits participating in the rally have organized themselves as The Southeastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Essential Services. CFL hopes this rally will add pressure on state legislators and leads to the speedy passing of a fair and equitable budget. The lack of a budget not only impacts social service providers but impacts police, teachers, firefighters, state employees, among others. The state has been operating without at budget since July 1.
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