Freshman Focus: Rep. Stephanie Borowicz

Freshman Focus: Rep. Stephanie Borowicz

Meet Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton). Find out more about what goals she wants to focus on, why she decided to run and what she likes to do in her spare time. 

Friday, March 29, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

This week's House session started out hectic, with controversy sparking over an opening prayer. On Monday Rep. Leanne Krueger (D-Delaware) reintroduced the #MeToo Pennsylvania General Assembly Act and then on Wednesday House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee was joined by a unique guest.


Thursday, March 28, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Torsella unveils plan to help Pennsylvanians save for retirement

Torsella unveils plan to help Pennsylvanians save for retirement

With 2.1 million Pennsylvania residents lacking access to a workplace retirement plan, Treasurer Joe Torsella joined legislators to unveil the final report on the proceedings of the Treasury Private Sector Retirement Security Task Force. 

The Task Force put out a recommendation to establish a state-facilitated automatic individual retirement account (Auto-IRA) program which they hope would be a solution to the state's private sector retirement crisis. 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislators and students rally for cheaper or free higher education

Legislators and students rally for cheaper or free higher education

Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia) was joined by a handful of his colleagues in the House and the Senate as well as college students and advocates to push for more affordable college.

The PA Promise Act would create a grant program to cover up to four years of tuition at a state-owned or state-related university or community college for families who make $110,000 annually or less and it would cover tuition, room and board for students whose families make $48,000 or less. 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislators, PSEA members support raising teacher salary minimums

Legislators, PSEA members support raising teacher salary minimums

Members of PSEA joined Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks), Rep. Tarah Tohill (R-Luzerne) and Rep. Kyle Mullins (D-Lackawanna) at a press conference, where they discussed their support for raising the minimum teacher salary in Pennsylvania to $45,000.

Currently Pennsylvania has a minimum teacher salary of $18,500 which hasn't been updated in more than 30 years. 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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