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PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 Important statement from founding #fundourfacilities coalition partner Sen @larryfarnese on his NO vote on today’s… https://t.co/bOmJ0ZYt42 1 hour ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 We support the calls of the @PAHouseDems in their request for an official investigation. #pabudget 4 hours ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 What unfolded in the #PAHouse yesterday (and clearly, in the days/weeks before) was reprehensible. The leadership's… https://t.co/CjxWGiEtcm 4 hours ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 RT @leanne4pa: After two months of GOP members flagrantly ignoring public health and medical experts, insisting on showing up to the Capito… 22 hours ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 RT @malcolmkenyatta: I’m angry. I’m disturbed. But mostly I want answers. Republican House leadership KNEW for at least a week that a GOP m… 22 hours ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 RT @jerrytjordan: The criminalization of blackness is an ever-present scourge on our nation. The murder of George Floyd at the hands of Min… 23 hours ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 RT @larryfarnese: Even before COVID, Philly students were shut out of school for their health. It does no good to re-open toxic schools. W… 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@HelenGymAtLarge: We cannot afford the austerity measures this state pursued during the last great recession in wh… https://t.co/7U8jWnYccn 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@CouncilmanDerek: Accepting the bare minimum in maintenance of education funding will not remedy decades of unaddr… https://t.co/XGKunDKFfU 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@CherelleParker9: When we are talking about reopening our schools, we cannot only be focused on ensuring teachers,… https://t.co/gFMwcQ5V9i 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@RepFiedler: Our schools need significant additional funding to deal with COVID-19 and the completion of the Gover… https://t.co/KUFlwmQL5X 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@RepKenyatta: In failing to provide proper funding for our students, we are asking them to return to school amid t… https://t.co/AzFKvPZjoC 1 day ago