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Budget Hearing Q&A: State-Related Universities

March 03, 2020
I congratulated @penn_state for the success of THON in raising money and questioned how the state-related universities are coping with flat funding while also keeping tuition costs down during #PASenate #PABudget hearings.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Penn State Ag Research & Ag Extension

March 02, 2020
At a #PASenate #PABudget hearing on Penn State’s @agsciences & @psuextension, I asked about efforts to suppress the Spotted Lanternfly population.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Penn School of Veterinary Medicine

March 02, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @pennvet, I asked for an update on a study of the consolidation of facilities at the school.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Agriculture

March 02, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PAAgriculture, I discussed efforts to license dogs and the proposed transfers from the Race Horse Development Fund.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Community & Economic Development

February 27, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PADCEDnews, I asked about the shortage of affordable housing and Ben Franklin Partnerships.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Education

February 27, 2020
At today’s #PASenate #PABudget hearing on the @PADeptofED, I asked for an update on the implementation of legislation I sponsored to require CPR education in schools.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Department of Health

February 26, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing, I asked the @PAHealthDept Secretary about the effectiveness of the state’s prescription drug monitoring program in fighting opioid abuse.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Human Services

February 26, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PAHumanServices Secretary Teresa Miller, I asked about reimbursement rates for independent pharmacies.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: PennDOT

February 25, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PennDOTnews Acting Secretary Yassmin Gramian, I discussed funding the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River & Bay.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: LCB

February 25, 2020
During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing with the PA Liquor Control Board, I asked whether LCB is considering replacing its enterprise resource planning system and converting to the same system used by the Commonwealth.     [Read More]