Despite resistence from Gov. Wolf, school choice advanced in Pennsylvania in the 2017-18 legislative session. But thousands of students remain on waiting lists for charter schools and tax credit scholarships. It’s time to empower parents with choice.
Source: Commonwealth Foundation – School Choice Progress in PA 2017-18
Top GOP lawmakers say the governor is acting without any input from the General Assembly. And they say Wolf’s new commission ignores large parts of Pennsylvania, including rural areas.
Source: Pa. Republican leaders slam Gov. Wolf’s redistricting panel | pennlive.com
Nuclear energy has been struggling in the face of cheaper natural gas supplies and advances in renewable technologies. But with two Pennsylania plants facing potential shutdowns, it would be short-sighted to let it fail, some believe.
Source: Hand up or hand out? Nuclear power’s supporters make case for state help for reactors | pennlive.com
On Thursday, the state of New Jersey made it more difficult to break up drug networks involving illegal immigrants when Attorney General Gurbir S.
Source: New Jersey Issues Directive Limiting Police From Helping ICE | Daily Wire
Sen. Tim Scott reversed himself to oppose the judicial nomination of Thomas Farr — the second time he has torpedoed a conservative nominee.
Source: Tim Scott Flip-Flops on a Second Conservative Judge, Thomas Farr | Breitbart
Students experiencing gender dysphoria deserve our love and support. But my privacy rights shouldn’t depend on what others believe about their gender.
Source: Transgender bathroom debate: Supreme Court must fix school’s policy
House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on the multibillion-dollar farm bill after months of contentious talks
Source: Farm-bill deal scraps new work requirements for food stamps – The Washington Post
Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is settling a vote-counting lawsuit. Wolf is renewing a commitment to push Pennsylvania’s counties to buy voting systems that leave a verifiable paper trail by 2020.
Source: Pennsylvania commits to new voting machines, election audit | pennlive.com