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  • Gov. signs bills on school prayer, voucher program

     
    CLARIFICATION: The tax credit bill Gov. Scott signed does not fully eliminate the prior-year-in-public-school requirement. It eliminates it for students entering grades 2 to 5.  There is no prior-year requirement for students entering kindergarten or...
  • Private school vouchers subject of NYT piece

     
    Florida is not the only state that is offering tax credit scholarships to kids whose parents want them to go to private schools at taxpayers' expense,  a lengthy recent article in the New York Times points out. The investigative piece looks at eight...
  • Early Evening Budget Update: The House approves the #pabudget.

     
    A $27.66 billion, no-tax increase state budget that provides state colleges, libraries and public schools with the same amount of money they received this year but end a cash assistance program for the neediest Pennsylvanians is on its way to......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Booze debate to continue in the House today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you haven't had that first Bloody Mary of the day yet, now may be an excellent time. The state House will continue debate today on language sponsored by Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, that......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Nat.gas tax credit an "essential" part of budget deal for Corbett, negotiators say.

     
    Legislative authorization of a $1.65 billion tax credit for Shell Oil and other petrochemical producers is a Corbett administration "essential" as negotiations over the 2012-13 state budget enter their final days. "It is very clear that it is something...
  • Corbett launches a very public defense of nat.gas tax credit.

     
    Flanked by lobbyists, labor leaders, lawmakers and gas industry interests, Gov. Tom Corbett this afternoon launched a very public and formal public defense of a proposed $1.65 billion tax credit for Shell Oil and other petrochemical producers, arguing...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Entering the budgetary home stretch.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. When state lawmakers return to work Monday, they'll have just 12 days to find agreement with Gov. Tom Corbett on the 2012-13 state budget. Corbett and legislative Republicans will have to close the gap on......
  • Let us wish Pell Grants a happy anniversary!

     
    Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pell Grant Program, and students have a reason to celebrate. Pell Grants have helped countless students from low- and middle-class families to pay for a part of their college tuition. Currently, 565,000 Florida...
  • The Sunday Brunch: Parsing the #crackercredit jobs claims.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett says the construction of a new natural gas processing plant in western Pennsylvania could spark a “new industrial revolution” and create tens of thousands of new jobs. And that’s why lawmakers need to sign off on a......
  • Turzai: Booze debate put off until next week.

     
    House Majority Leader Mike Turzai says he's still gunning for a continued debate on his plan to get Pennsyvlania out of the state-run booze business. "It's on our calendar for Monday," the Allegheny County Republican said this afternoon as he......