Bills to expand open records, transparency at state-related universities in works

Bills to expand open records, transparency at state-related universities in works

Try to obtain information on salaries of administrators at the University of Pittsburgh, or conflicts of interest of Temple University trustees, and a curious Pennsylvanian will hit dead ends.

But a co-sponsor memo from three western Pennsylvania House Republicans would try and push forward with oft talked about but still unachieved transparency reforms that would open up such information on Pennsylvania’s state-related university system to the public.

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Lamb conducts audit of Pittsburgh permitting department

Lamb conducts audit of Pittsburgh permitting department

City Controller Michael Lamb released a performance audit of City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections Thursday.
Thursday, March 22, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
Rep. Quigley hopes to make online students eligible for state grants

Rep. Quigley hopes to make online students eligible for state grants

The PLS Reporter joined Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) to talk about his bill that would allow students enrolled in online education programs to be eligible for Pennsylvania state grants. 

Currently Pennsylvania is the only state that does not have a program like this enacted permanently, so Rep. Quigley is trying to make what is a temporary pilot program in Pennsylvania a permanent thing.

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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