Capitol Quick Hits 5.13.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today:

  • The Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) Energy Education Fund (KEEF) honored four schools for "Moving to the Head of the Class" in energy efficiency today in the Capitol Rotunda. Rich Selevrian, President of KEEA explained that saving energy in schools is important because  every dollar saved on energy goes back to the kids and the curriculum. 
  • The Pennsylvania Association of School Board Officials (PASBO), the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), and the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools (PARSS) held a conference call  today to discuss the importance of special education funding reform. A spokesman for the PSBA applauded the efforts of the Special Education Funding Commission, established under Act 3 of 2013, which was charged with making recommendations to modify the charter school special education funding mechanism. 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Event Central
Tags:
GUEST COLUMN: On My Mind from Corinna Wilson

GUEST COLUMN: On My Mind from Corinna Wilson

Is Corruption Inevitable?

In the first topic of her guest column series "On My Mind," Corinna Wilson takes a look at corruption in politics and whether political corruption is inevitable.

READ MORE.
Sunday, May 11, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Features
Pennsylvania Could See $110 Million Annual Revenue Boost from Internet Gaming, Report Says

Pennsylvania Could See $110 Million Annual Revenue Boost from Internet Gaming, Report Says

A report released today by the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee stated Pennsylvania could see around $110 million in annual revenue from expansion into online gaming. The report also made policy recommendations to improve profitability of the currently existing casinos.

READ MORE.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views

Capitol Quick Hits 5.7.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today. 

  • Students, parents, and educators from across the Pennsylvania gathered on the steps of the Capitol today to celebrate the 13th "birthday" for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). 
  • Mothers from around the Commonwealth gathered in the Capitol Media Center today for the Mama Summit 2014 where they called for clean air and water in order  to make a better environment for children.  

 

 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Event Central
Tags:
Rep. Clymer Expresses Concern with Expansion into Online Gaming

Rep. Clymer Expresses Concern with Expansion into Online Gaming

In light of a recent report released on the current condition and future viability of casino gambling in Pennsylvania, Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) expressed his concerns of the possibility of online gambling. 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Video
Tags:
RSS
First384385386387388389390391392393Last