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Protesters go to Harrisburg to push for cigarette tax

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Two buses of protesters left Philadelphia for Harrisburg this morning to push for a cigarette tax and more education funding.

The protesters were from every part of Philadelphia, young and not so young, and from many ethnic and social groups.

Although not a parent or a teacher, Tom Derr says he’s a concerned citizen worried about what the schools would do without the cigarette tax money.

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