Pennsylvania’s redistricting drama’s recent history and current status

Pennsylvania’s redistricting drama’s recent history and current status

As Pennsylvania’s redistricting drama continues with newly-filed federal-level litigation seeking to challenge the map issued Monday by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the new playing filed brought about by the new map is already starting to have implications.

Thursday, February 22, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Senators question the necessity of the state system of higher education

Senators question the necessity of the state system of higher education

The majority of the Senate Appropriations Committee expressed concerns about the effectiveness of the state system of higher education during Thursday’s budget hearing.


Sen. Bob Mensch (R-Montgomery), Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York), Sen. John Eichelberger (R- Blair), and Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) were the most vocal about their criticism.


The main issues, according to senators, are low enrollment and the system’s lack of self-sufficiency.


Thursday, February 22, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
PASSHE Chancellor highlights state schools' successes

PASSHE Chancellor highlights state schools' successes

Dr. Karen M. Whitney, the Chancellor of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, lead a press conference in the Capitol Rotunda Thursday afternoon to highlight Pennsylvania's public colleges' successes and how Pennsylvania schools prepare students for their careers and life after graduation.

Thursday, February 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Republicans to seek SCOTUS emergency stay of PA court-drawn congressional map

Republicans to seek SCOTUS emergency stay of PA court-drawn congressional map

State legislative Republican leaders said Wednesday that they will be seeking an emergency stay order from the US Supreme Court to halt implementation of the new congressional map issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
PennEnviornment discusses Pennsylvania's growing electric car population

PennEnviornment discusses Pennsylvania's growing electric car population

Deputy Director of PennEnviornment Research & Policy Center, Adam Garber, joined legislators Wednesday afternoon to discuss how Harrisburg can be as electric vehicle friendly as possible and what this would mean for the city. 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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