DePasquale releases recommendations and findings from school safety task force report

DePasquale releases recommendations and findings from school safety task force report

On Monday afternoon Auditor General Eugene DePasquale hosted a press conference where he discussed the recommendations in the Pennsylvania School Safety Task Force final report.
 

From April until June the task force held six regional round tables at schools where they listened to parents, students, school officials, law enforcement and others about their ideas on how to keep school safe and secure. 

Monday, August 27, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Briggs named new Democratic chair of House Health Committee

Briggs named new Democratic chair of House Health Committee

Rep. Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery) has been named the new minority chair of the House Health Committee.

The position was left vacant following the death of former chairman Flo Fabrizio last month.

Monday, August 27, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Suggested natural gas permitting hike opens debate on how to fund industry oversight

Suggested natural gas permitting hike opens debate on how to fund industry oversight

Citing a drilling slowdown amid continued fixed costs, the state Department of Environmental Protection proposed increasing the cost of unconventional gas well permits by 150 percent, to the cries of the industry and legislative allies.

Set in 2014, the permit for the unconventional natural gas wells used in fracking currently costs $5,000. However, under the proposed increase, the permit’s cost would increase to $12,500 — which industry allies claim would be the highest in the country.

Friday, August 24, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Tweets of the Week - August 20, 2018

Tweets of the Week - August 20, 2018

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

Friday, August 24, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

Friday, August 24, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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