Governor Corbett Discusses Liquor Privatization Plan in Philadelphia, Highlighting Consumer Choice, Convenience; $1 Billion Proceeds to Education
Philadelphia – Governor Tom Corbett was in Philadelphia today continuing to promote his plan to privatize the liquor system in Pennsylvania and his commitment to the $1 billion in proceeds from the process going to education funding. Corbett was joined today by members of the House leadership, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York), along with Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia), chair of the Liquor Control Committee and Rep. Bill Adolph (R-Delaware), chair of the Appropriations Committee. He was also joined by LCB Chairman Skip Brion. Corbett said that the $1 billion will be used to create the Passport for Learning Block Grant, which will provide flexibility to schools, allowing our public schools, instead of
Duquesne City School District Chief Recovery Officer Paul Long said Thursday he received a verbal confirmation from the state that it extended the deadline for him to submit a five-year financial plan to the school board until Feb. 11.
By Rep. Todd Rokita
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