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This week Governor Tom Wolf discussed a Rainy Day Fund deposit, announced the money he will be giving counties through a state-issued bond, and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale shared a way Pennsylvania can save tens of millions of dollars a year by simply getting rid of an exam.  

Thursday, July 11, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
DePasquale and Dinniman call for school districts to eliminate Keystone Exams

DePasquale and Dinniman call for school districts to eliminate Keystone Exams

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined Sen. Andy Dinniman (D-Chester) to discuss how Pennsylvania could be savings tens of millions of dollars every year by eliminating the Keystone Exams.

In 2015, when the No Child Left Behind Act was replaced, the Keystone Exams were no longer required. Federal law does, however, require that all states give a secondary-level standardized test.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Rep. Ryan plans to introduce bill that replaces 100% of all school property tax

VIDEO: Rep. Ryan plans to introduce bill that replaces 100% of all school property tax

Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) plans to introduce House Bill 13 later this summer, which calls for a total elimination of the school property tax within two years. 

While a lot of bills eliminating property tax have been introduced in the past and have not gone anywhere, Rep. Ryan is confident his will move because of the support he has received and the amount of people he feels it will benefit. 

Check out his full sit-down interview for more information.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Wolf holds ceremonial signing for bills that encourage students to report sexual assault on college campuses

Wolf holds ceremonial signing for bills that encourage students to report sexual assault on college campuses

Gov. Tom Wolf held a press conference to discuss legislation that is being signed that would encourage more students to come forward and report sexual assault on college campuses.

The governor proposed two campus safety initiatives, one of which requires colleges to offer an online anonymous option for students to report sexual assault. The second initiative protects a student who comes forward to report sexual assault from getting in trouble for violating school drug, alcohol or other policies.

Monday, July 8, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: So many bill signings, so little time

VIDEO: So many bill signings, so little time

Trying to keep up with the bills the governor signed this week? Look no further then here for your quick video recap. 
Wednesday, July 3, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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