House State Government Committee to Hear Testimony on Wolf Telework Policies

Mar. 12, 2021 /

WHAT: State agency office closures forced nearly all state employees to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The House State Government Committee will hold a hearing on the telework policies created by the Wolf administration and how the policies impacted worker’s abilities to assist Pennsylvanians.

Committee to Consider Four Education Bills

Mar. 01, 2021 /

WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider four proposals on a variety of education topics. They include measures that would permit a school district to change its name (House Bill 232); update outdated terminology to conform with modern usage (House Bill 365); provide school entities with day-to-day substitute flexibility (House Bill 412); and provide for seizure recognition and related first-aid training (House Bill 416).

TODAY: Kail, Public Charter School Leaders Urge Support for All Students

Feb. 26, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) and public charter school leaders will hold a virtual news event to discuss the successful efforts of PA’s public charter schools to ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also present a robust legislative agenda that reforms PA’s outdated charter school law and ensures all students are given the opportunity to succeed.

Metcalfe, ERE Committee to Receive Progress Updates on PA’s Energy-Enabled Economy -- RESCHEDULED FROM FEB. 1

Feb. 23, 2021 /

WHAT: PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene an informational meeting focusing on the state of the Commonwealth’s oil and natural gas energy-enabled economy and what future policies are needed to protect family-sustaining energy jobs, ensure affordable energy costs and generate increased energy independence.

Sonney to Host Hearings on COVID-19 Impact on Education

Feb. 22, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, will hold two days of public hearings to gather information on the impact COVID-19 has had on Pennsylvania’s elementary and secondary schools, as well as institutions of higher education. The first day will focus on K-12 education with the second day on higher education.