Say NO to Flawed Pension Reform!
You may recall the Governor's flurry of veto actions in June. One of those bills he vetoed was a disastrous pension bill (SB1). The PFT strongly supported that veto, because Senate Bill 1 would overhaul pensions as a misguided attempt at shirking the state's responsibility to their workers. In fact, the bill was so misguided, that it would NOT have, in fact, been a cost saving measure at all.
Click here to tell your legislators to negotiate commonsense solutions to Pennsylvania's budget crisis. Tell them to pass legislation that doesn't leave working families worried about their retirement; allow gas drillers and other corporate interests to benefit financially without paying their fair share; or force our schoolchildren to go without critical programs and services for another year.