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Latest News

Oct 23

Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennyslvania

October 21st - Philip Durgin, the Committee's Executive Director, was a guest lecturer for a graduate seminar on evaluating state economic development programs.

Oct 23

The Status of Gifted Education in Pennsylvania

A presentation by Dr. Maryann Nardone to the 2014 PASA - PSBA School Leadership Conference on October 23, 2014.

Oct 7

Discussion of recent reports on Radio Smart Talk.

Philip Durgin, Executive Director, and Patricia Berger, Committee Senior Counsel, discuss recent reports on police consolidation and character education in public schools on Radio Smart Talk.

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Latest Reports

Sep 2014

Character Education in Pennsylvania Public Schools

A report in response to House Resolution 2013-108 that calls on the LB&FC to study the extent to which school districts have implemented character education programs and to make recommendations with respect to character education for the Commonwealth’s elementary and secondary students.

Sep 2014

Police Consolidation in Pennsylvania

A report in response to House Resolution 2013-168 that directs the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study concerning the consolidation or merger of municipal police departments in this Commonwealth.

Sep 2014

Prescription Drug Specialty Tiers in Pennsylvania

A report in response to Senate Resolution 2013-70 and House Resolution 2013-348 that call for a study of prescription plan “specialty tiers” to determine their impact on access and patient care.

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Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming scheduled meetings at this time.

2014 Annual Report Now Available