AFT President Randi Weingarten on July 18 delivered a forceful case for Hillary Clinton, while hailing the 100-year-old union as a vehicle empowering our more than 1.6 million workers at the bargaining table and the ballot box.
The PA General Assembly passed a revenue plan necessary to fund the $31.5 billion budget, and Governor Wolf signed it into law the same day.
Gov. Wolf signed House Bill 1552, which amends the Public School Code to provide a student-weighted formula for disbursement of basic education funding. The vote was 188-3 in the House and 49-1 in the Senate. Read AFT Pennsylvania President Ted Kirsch's comments below:
We can do better than to smoke, drink and gamble our way to a balanced state budget, says AFT Pennsylvania President Ted Kirsch.
The Senate sent SB 1071, a pension reform bill, to a legislative committee where it is still possible that differences between what the House and the Senate approved could be worked out.