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Centre County Financially Prepared as State Budget Stalemate Worsens Centre County Financially Prepared as State Budget Stalemate Worsens
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Commissioner Chris Exarchos says state budget disagreements have rocked Pennsylvania in previous administrations, giving the county plenty of practice on how to manage its resources while lawmakers hash things out. [Read More]
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Centre County Financially Prepared as State Budget Stalemate Worsens Centre County Financially Prepared as State Budget Stalemate Worsens
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Commissioner Chris Exarchos says state budget disagreements have rocked Pennsylvania in previous administrations, giving the county plenty of practice on how to manage its resources while lawmakers hash things out. [Read More]

State College Nonprofits Benefit from Gov. Wolf Eliminating Background Check Fees State College Nonprofits Benefit from Gov. Wolf Eliminating Background Check Fees
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Once the law passed, many people worried that it could stop some folks from volunteering if they had to pay for a clearance. The decision to waive the fee is really good news for people who want to give their time, but who might not have that extra $20 dollars to make it happen.” [Read More]

Barron Builds the Penn State Budget Piece by Piece for Students Barron Builds the Penn State Budget Piece by Piece for Students
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The [state appropriated] dollars we have to work with are in the bottom half of the Big Ten… On the other hand, the ranking of Penn State among public institutions in the Big Ten puts us at number two or four, depending on the year,” Barron said. [Read More]

Gov. Wolf's Budget Proposal Could Dramatically Increase Funding to Penn State, SCASD Gov. Wolf's Budget Proposal Could Dramatically Increase Funding to Penn State, SCASD
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Over the past four years, Pennsylvania took a step in the wrong direction by trying to balance our state budget on the backs of our schools,” Wolf said. “… And that is why the very first thing my budget does is restore the $1 billion in cuts to public education ..." [Read More]

While You Were Sleeping: Snow Plows Work All Day & All Night While You Were Sleeping: Snow Plows Work All Day & All Night
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Monday's big snow storm created some big headaches for drivers across the our area. A dozen snow plows worked around the clock to clear streets in State College Borough. In our video, veteran snow plow operator Tim Palmer takes us behind the scenes and shows us how it's done. [Read More]

State Representatives Sworn Into Office, Corman & Benninghoff Assume New Leadership Roles State Representatives Sworn Into Office, Corman & Benninghoff Assume New Leadership Roles
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Sen. Corman has been here for 16 years, and he’s served as the chairman of the appropriations committee for the last six,” Corman spokesperson Scott Sikorski says. “The members of the caucus felt that he was the right person to lead them into the new legislative session.” [Read More]

Athletics Integrity Report Finds Penn State Continues to Make Progress Athletics Integrity Report Finds Penn State Continues to Make Progress
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
One of the biggest challenges facing Penn State are new laws passed by the Pennsylvania legislature that will take effect on December 31. These new laws include a wider definition of child abuse, require more citizens to report suspected abuse and require new abuse prevention training and greatly in [Read More]

Legal Action Possible After Penn State Board of Trustees Restructuring Legal Action Possible After Penn State Board of Trustees Restructuring
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The chairman of the board and the governance committee clearly had their own ideas, and stuck to the idea that they wanted a larger board so the current majority could control the board regardless who gets elected," Yudichak says. [Read More]

Tom Wolf Elected as Governor, Glenn Thompson as Congressman, Scott Conklin as State Representative Tom Wolf Elected as Governor, Glenn Thompson as Congressman, Scott Conklin as State Representative
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The 2014 general elections brought a mix of new and old faces into offices across state and national levels of government on Tuesday night. [Read More]

Governor's Race Fails to Drive High Voter Turnout in State College Governor's Race Fails to Drive High Voter Turnout in State College
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“That seems a little on the low side for a governor election,” Kern says. “The impression that I’m under is that neither candidate is inspiring a lot of loyalty." [Read More]

Congressional Election Spotlight: Kerith Strano Taylor on Partisan Politics, Compromise & Minimum Wage Congressional Election Spotlight: Kerith Strano Taylor on Partisan Politics, Compromise & Minimum Wage
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The folks I talk to are angry and disenfranchised. They feel their government has been bought, and I don’t think they’re wrong,” Strano Taylor says. “We don’t have politicians beholden to their constituents; we have politicians beholden to their donors.” [Read More]

Congressional Election Spotlight: Glenn Thompson on Jobs, Energy & Education Congressional Election Spotlight: Glenn Thompson on Jobs, Energy & Education
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“My number one issue is always jobs,” Thompson says. “Nothing corrects more social ills than a good paying job to feed a family. ... Every bill I do is bipartisan. I want to bring diverse opinions together so we can solve the problems facing our nation.” [Read More]

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