PA Legislative Black Caucus Decries Assault on Education

May 18, 2011 – State Rep. Ronald G. Waters, D-Phila./Delaware, chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus; Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, PLBC vice chairwoman; state Sen. Shirley Kitchen, D-Phila., Democratic Public Health and Welfare Committee chairwoman; Rep. James Roebuck, Democratic chairman, House Education Committee; and Sen. Vincent Hughes, Democratic chairman, Senate Appropriations Committee, released a statement on the effects of the Republican budget cuts to public education. These cuts will primarily target and further set back disadvantaged, African-American and Latino children.

Read the PLBC press release.

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