Tweets of the Week - June 10, 2019

Tweets of the Week - June 10, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Thursday, June 13, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
House passes bill that would strengthen ethics standards for charter schools

House passes bill that would strengthen ethics standards for charter schools

“Paid for by taxpayer dollars.”

 

If House Bill 355 sees as much success in the Senate as it did in the House this week, all advertisements for Pennsylvania charter schools would be barred from marketing their tuition and transportation as free, and would instead be required to note that their services are paid for by Pennsylvania taxpayers.

Thursday, June 13, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
Philadelphia City Council passes budget

Philadelphia City Council passes budget

Philadelphia City Council passed their 2020 budget package Thursday. In a tension-filled session, this surprisingly contained little drama.
 
The council received the 2020 budget and five-year plan from Mayor Jim Kenney (D) in March. Weeks of hearings and negotiations led to the nearly-unanimous passage.
Thursday, June 13, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
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Legislators to consider another attempt at easing 5G roadblocks, despite concerns from rural members

Legislators to consider another attempt at easing 5G roadblocks, despite concerns from rural members

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Some lawmakers do, as they are again proposing a bill that would make it easier to deploy the technology needed to roll out 5G, the ultra-fast network that would make everything from browsing the web to responding to emergencies to self-driving cars smoother.
Thursday, June 13, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

From discussions about raising minimum wage to new legislation mirroring Gov. Tom Wolf's Restore PA plan to a new report being released with information about Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) and sexual assault claims. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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