Examining the Budget Proposal

The House Appropriations Committee is holding several weeks of hearings to examine the governor's budget proposal.


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State-Related Universities Budget Hearing Wrap

Mar. 21, 2023 /

On March 21st, 2023, President Brenda A. Allen, (Lincoln University), President Neeli Bendapudi, Ph.D., (Penn State University), Chancellor Dr. Patrick D. Gallagher, (University of Pittsburgh), and President Dr. Jason Wingard, (Temple University) appeared before the House Appropriations Committee. House Republicans focused on the cost of tuition, where tax dollars are spent, and how the Universities are meeting the needs of the workforce. Additional topics covered include the management of university hospitals, transparency, safety of students, and performance-based budgeting.

Department of Education Budget Hearing Wrap

Mar. 21, 2023 /

On March 20, 2023, Acting Education Secretary Dr. Khalid N Mumin appeared before the House Appropriations Committee to defend the governor’s budget proposal. House Republicans focused on Oversight and Accountability of state dollars, starting with ensuring the money we send to school districts shows results – in test scores, physical school improvements, and safety of students and faculty. A variety of policy initiatives were discussed, from Lifeline Scholarships, pupil transportation, the EITC program, and early intervention programs.

Kail to Hold Hearing on Permitting Reform

Mar. 20, 2023 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) will host a hearing titled “Obstacles to Opportunity: PA’s Permitting Process” to hear the challenges of Pennsylvania’s permitting process and explore possible solutions.

Bipartisan Policy Committee gathers info on train derailment response

Mar. 17, 2023 /

DARLINGTON – A bipartisan House Policy Committee hearing, featuring members of the House Majority Policy Committee and the Republican Policy Committee, heard testimony on the state and local response to the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, on the night of Feb. 3.

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