State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler (D-Philadelphia) is among a group of House and Senate progressive Democrats holding their own budget hearings. In contrast, they say, to the Harrisburg way of crunching dollars and cents being closed doors.
“Not in a place where the public …the people of Pennsyvlania who pay taxes with tax dollars we are spending can look at it and give thoughts and opinions on how we should spend their money,” Rep. Fiedler said.
A coalition of Democratic legislators in Harrisburg are calling on the commonwealth to prioritize fixing crumbling school infrastructure with a substantial portion of the federal funds in the latest proposed COVID-19 stimulus package.
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