Senate Committee reignites push to amend emergency codes

Senate Committee reignites push to amend emergency codes

The Senate Veteran Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee said Monday it is closer to updating emergency codes for the first time in over 20 years. 


Title 35, the law that explicitly states emergency protocol, has not been updated since 1996.

Monday, January 29, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
Latest Treasury Task Force hearing highlights severity of retirement crisis

Latest Treasury Task Force hearing highlights severity of retirement crisis

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella held a third hearing Thursday that outlined the severity of the state’s lack of private sector retirement security.

Thursday, January 25, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
“Promise Plan” proposes free college tuition

“Promise Plan” proposes free college tuition

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center recently released a plan to make college more affordable for Pennsylvania high school students. 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
Senate Majority Policy Committee considers action against universities that violate free speech

Senate Majority Policy Committee considers action against universities that violate free speech

The Senate Majority Policy Committee examined free speech issues on college campuses Tuesday as of result of certain universities cancelling controversial speakers.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
Lawmakers reboot municipal pension reform effort

Lawmakers reboot municipal pension reform effort

A renewed bipartisan effort to reform Pennsylvania’s beleaguered and fractured system of municipal pensions got underway Monday with an overview hearing held by the House and Senate Local Government committees.

Monday, January 22, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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