Clarification Needed on Education Funding Numbers, At-Risk Schools, Hughes says

HARRISBURG, February 27, 2012 – – At today’s Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing, Democratic Appropriations Chair Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery) questioned Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Ronald Tomalis about the potential impact of Governor Tom Corbett’s $400 million in proposed education budget cuts.

Democrats Question Omission of Budget Hearings for PSU, Other Universities

Harrisburg, January 31, 2012 –Led by State Senator Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery), Senate Democrats today urged the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Chair to reconsider his refusal to schedule budget hearings for Penn State, Pitt, Lincoln and Temple, State System schools and community colleges.