Media Advisory – PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee

PlanCon Committee to hold hearing in Harrisburg 

WHAT:          The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee will hold its next public hearing to continue discussion and receive testimony 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). The Committee was established pursuant to Act 25 of 2016 to review and make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly.

WHO:             PlanCon Committee, co-chaired by Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne, House Education Committee Chairman Stan Saylor and Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera.

Tentatively scheduled to testify include:

  • Michael Griffith, School Finance Strategist, Education Commission of the States
  • Howard Fleeter, Consultant, Ohio Education Policy Institute 

WHEN:          Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10 a.m. 

WHERE:       Senate Hearing Room #1, North Office Building

State Capitol, Harrisburg, PA

Note: We invite the media to attend and cover this event. 

Contacts:       

Matt Moyer (Senator Browne) mmoyer@pasen.gov – 717-787-1349 (Office) & 610-349-2879 (Cell)

Charles Lardner (Rep. Saylor) clardner@pahousegop.com – 717-260-6443

Angela Fitterer (Sec. Rivera) afitterer@pa.gov – 717-787-7575