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2021-22 State Budget: Growth for Pre-k; Ignores Recommendations Prioritizing Child Care and Fails to Expand Evidence-based Home Visiting Services

HARRISBURG, PA (June 25, 2021) – The principal partners of Early Learning Pennsylvania (ELPA), a statewide coalition of advocates focused on supporting young Pennsylvanians from birth to age five, believes the commonwealth’s economic recovery hinges on helping working families by prioritizing greater state investments in high-quality pre-k, child care and evidence-based home visiting. ELPA operates […]

Lead Free Promise Project to launch campaign to combating lead poisoning in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lead Free Promise Project is launching its campaign Thursday to end lead poisoning in PA. The project’s mission is to increase funding to help homeowners and landlords with low incomes remove lead-based hazards.