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Budget Hearing Q&A: Drug & Alcohol Programs

March 04, 2019
Senator Killion questioned Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jen Smith about the effectiveness of Centers for Excellence in treating drug addiction, and weeding out unscrupulous recovery home operators.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections / Probation & Parole

February 28, 2019
Senator Killion asked @CorrectionsPA Secretary John Wetzel about recidivism rates during the budget hearing for the Department of Corrections / Office of Probation and Parole.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Department of Human Services

February 27, 2019
Senator Killion discussed the need to ensure pharmacy benefit managers are not shortchanging community pharmacies and including gag clauses in contracts during a PA Senate Budget Hearing with the PA Department of Human Services   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Department of Health

February 27, 2019
At today’s PA Senate Budget hearing, Senator Killion asked Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine about recent efforts to update hospital regulations relating to the providing of anesthesia.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Thaddeus Stevens College

February 27, 2019
During today’s #PASenate #PABudget hearing, Senator Killion questioned how @thaddeusstevens could expand programs to prepare more students from low-income families to compete for high-paying careers in the workforce   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: PA College of Technology

February 26, 2019
Senator Killion asked Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, President of Pennsylvania College of Technology about student debt during today’s budget hearing.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: State-Related Universities

February 26, 2019
During questioning from Senator Tom Killion, Penn State President Eric Barron said college campuses such as PSU-Brandywine returned $1.25 to the community for every dollar received.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Transportation

February 25, 2019
Senator Killion asked PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards about an area company using recycling glass for road surfaces.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: General Services

February 25, 2019
Senator Killion asked Secretary Topper about the state’s property insurance coverage during the budget hearing with the Department of General Services.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: PA State Police

February 21, 2019
At the PA State Police budget hearing, Senator Killion asked about asked about the status of the new Media barracks that are in the works.     [Read More]