PA Weekly for the week ending February 24, 2017

PA Weekly for the week ending February 24, 2017

PA Weekly is a glance at Capitol happenings as covered by the reporters of Pennsylvania Legislative Services.

Friday, February 24, 2017/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Features
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Rep. Delozier's proposal could help pregnant women

Rep. Delozier's proposal could help pregnant women

Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) joined The PLS Reporter to discuss her proposal that would require Pennsylvania employers to accommodate pregnant women in the workplace.
Friday, February 24, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video

Pittsburgh International Airport receives largest boost from state improvement grants

Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday that four airports across the state will receive $5.8 million in state investments for facility upgrades, as well as to promote services and establish new educational opportunities. 

The Pittsburgh International Airport received the largest share of the grant money, getting $2.4 million.
Friday, February 24, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh

Tweeted: The week of February 20, 2017

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Thursday, February 23, 2017/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features

Councilwoman Rudiak proposes task force aimed at expanding accessible childhood education in Pittsburgh

In an effort to make high-quality, affordable early childhood education accessible to more families, Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak (District 4), the Peduto Administration, and area education stakeholders held a press conference Thursday outlining the findings of the study Pre-K in Pittsburgh: A Call for Action

With an estimated 1,500 children in Pittsburgh without access to full-day, high-quality, inclusive Pre-K programming, Councilwoman Rudiak said the report, comprised in partnership with the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC), Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers, and One Pennsylvania, helped to show the actual impact the lack of early childhood education has on the city’s youngest residents. 
Thursday, February 23, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
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