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Senate Education Committee

Senate Bill 1193

September 12, 2014

Senate Education Committee - September 16, 2014

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September 8, 2014

When I became chair of the Senate Education Committee, I decided to focus on students and their parents.[...Read More]

Public Policy Contradictions

September 4, 2014

Why are public policies often contradictory?[...Read More]

Pennsylvania’s Pension Crises

August 21, 2014

President Kennedy said: “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.”[...Read More]

Government is Everywhere

August 6, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology determines official time. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates radio, cable and satellite television, cell phones, and other elements of our vast telecommunications system. Weather forecasts are largely dependent upon the National Weather Service, a government agency.[...Read More]

Tax and Spend and Spend and Spend

July 29, 2014

Now that the 2014 – 2015 state budget is final, it’s interesting to note this year’s push for higher taxes.[...Read More]