Procedural issue keeps Senate-crafted school voucher bill in committee

Procedural issue keeps Senate-crafted school voucher bill in committee

While the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday seemed to have advanced legislation to establish a school-voucher like program in Pennsylvania aimed at helping to give students in low-achieving schools more school choice options, a late-filed proxy that was not counted in the original vote tally has kept the legislation in committee to be considered at a later date.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Sen. DiSanto's Education Savings Account legislation could help low performing schools and students

Sen. DiSanto's Education Savings Account legislation could help low performing schools and students

Sen. John DiSanto (R-Dauphin) held a press conference at the Joshua Learning Center Tuesday morning where he announced his Education Savings Account legislation. 

This legislation would affect the bottom 15 percent of public schools statewide and are state-funded spending accounts that parents can use to pay for Department of Education approved expenses.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Press Conference Overview - May 22, 2017

Press Conference Overview - May 22, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Wednesday.
Monday, May 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Press Conference Overview - May 8, 2017

Press Conference Overview - May 8, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Monday.
Monday, May 8, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Freshman Senator works to take on government spending growth

Freshman Senator works to take on government spending growth

Sen. John DiSanto (R-Dauphin), first elected to the General Assembly this past November, has already introduced and taken action on a number of bills aimed to limit the growth of state and local government spending. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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