News Releases

May

24

2018

May 24, 2018

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee made several recommendations yesterday (May 23rd) regarding the state’s reimbursement program for school districts for costs associated with construction and reconstruction and lease of public school buildings (commonly known as PlanCon), including shortening the administrative process, recognizing high-performance building standards, creating a maintenance and repair program and streamlining the reimbursement formula, according to statement from the co-chairs of the advisory committee.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

Senate Appropriations Committee - Subcommittee on Health and Human Services | May 23, 2018 at 1:30 PM | Hearing Room 1, North Office Building |     [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow (May 23rd) to release its report to the general assembly related to the state’s reimbursement program for school districts for costs associated with construction and reconstruction and lease of public school buildings (commonly known as PlanCon).   [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Pat Browne (R-16), Vincent J. Hughes (D-7) and Scott Martin (R-13) and supported by Attorney General Josh Shapiro creating a new school threat monitoring system in an effort to help reduce school violence is scheduled for a final vote in the Senate today (May 22nd).     [Read More]

May

18

2018

May 18, 2018

Public School Building Construction & Reconstruction Advisory Committee (PlanCon) | May 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM | Senate Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

Apr

24

2018

April 24, 2018

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Pat Browne (R-16), Vincent J. Hughes (D-7) and Scott Martin (R-13) to help reduce school violence by creating a new school threat monitoring system unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee today (April 24). Listen   [Read More]