State Rep. Gene DiGirolamo thwarted Gov. Tom Corbett’s call for pension reform when his motion to recommit the bill to committee passed in the House 107-96.
As the Pennsylvania legislature battles out the budget in Harrisburg, many legislators have suggested tax increases to bridge a $1 billion budget gap.
Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) president Jerry Jordan said the teachers’ union is unlikely to agree to work-rule reforms that “do not raise student achievement or teacher quality” — even in exchange for a full $140 million in city, state, and federal funding for the financially-strapped school district. The nonprofit Philadelphia School Partnership has been […]
The days to Pennsylvania’s June 30 budget deadline are dwindling to a precious few, and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is looking for something to boost his continually sagging poll numbers.