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BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION ORGANIZES AND BEGINS WORK

July 24, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission held its inaugural and organizational meeting today (July 24) and is now ready to begin its work developing an adequate and fair system for distributing state money to local school districts, according to Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery).
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Basic Education Funding Commission to Hold Organizational Meeting

July 23, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold its inaugural and organizational meeting.
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Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum featured on “The Browne Report”

July 14, 2014

Senate Majority Whip Pat Browne’s recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown are featured during this month’s installment of “The Browne Report” television show.[...Read more]

Senate Leaders Respond to Governor Corbett’s Veto of Legislative Budget Lines

July 10, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9), Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Majority Whip Pat Browne (R-16) have issued the following statement in response to Governor Corbett’s veto of State Budget lines and program cuts.[...Read more]

Senator Browne participates in an Early Childhood Action Day Rally in support of early learning investment

June 4, 2014

Senate Majority Whip Pat Browne and Representative Phyllis Mundy, co-chairs of the Early Childhood Education Caucus, joined early learning teachers, business leaders, parents and advocates for a rally in support of state investments in high-quality, early learning programs, including a $10 million increase in funding for the Pennsylvania Pre-K-Counts program that was part of Governor Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 budget proposal.
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