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PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 Important statement from founding #fundourfacilities coalition partner Sen @larryfarnese on his NO vote on today’s… 1 hour ago
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PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@HelenGymAtLarge: We cannot afford the austerity measures this state pursued during the last great recession in wh… 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@CouncilmanDerek: Accepting the bare minimum in maintenance of education funding will not remedy decades of unaddr… 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@CherelleParker9: When we are talking about reopening our schools, we cannot only be focused on ensuring teachers,… 1 day ago
PFT PFT @PFTLocal3 .@RepFiedler: Our schools need significant additional funding to deal with COVID-19 and the completion of the Gover… 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… 1 day ago