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LAMPa and the 2013-14 State Budget

On February 5, Governor Corbett unveiled his $28.4 billion budget for the next fiscal year, an increase of $400 million, or 1%, from the budget in place when he took...

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LAMPa Sets 2013-14 Advocacy Agenda

LAMPa Mission Statement: In response to God’s love in Jesus Christ, we advocate for wise and just public policies in Pennsylvania that promote the common good. “The witness of this...

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2012 LAMPa Advocacy Summary

LAMPa advocacy takes place through direct contacts in Harrisburg and involving the LAMPa network in email and call-in advocacy, offering testimony, writing letters to the editors and district visits. The...

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Pennsylvania’s Own Hunger Games (or why the Human Services Development Fund matters)

If you haven’t read the hottest series since Harry Potter, here’s the gist of it. The Hunger Games is set in a futuristic United States where every year the capitol...

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February 7 Prayer Vigil to Focus on Governor Corbett’s Budget

The Interfaith Justice Coalition is calling on all Pennsylvanians to engage in prayer on Tuesday, Feb 7 as Gov. Tom Corbett presents his 2012-2013 budget proposal to a joint session...

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A Tale of Two Fees

On Tuesday, November 15,the Pennsylvania Senate passed SB 1100, an “Impact Fee” on natural gas drillers operating in the Marcellus Shale region, by a vote of 29 to 20.  To...

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“Save our Homes!” – LAMPa’s work to restore the HEMAP program

Pennsylvania’s Homeowner’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP) has been preventing foreclosures since 1983.  Now, thanks to a funding cut of around 80% in the 2011-2012 state budget, HEMAP will essentially...

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Website Update

We are currently recovering from a loss of all our website data due to a database issue. Thanks for your patience as we rebuild out content.

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