Potential Education Cuts Spark Debate
Faced with another budget proposal that keeps public education spending down, education advocates say it’s time for lawmakers to make a commitment to kids in the state. They say nearly two billion dollars in cuts in the past two years has taken a toll on schools and communities. Executive director of Education Voters of Pennsylvania Susan Gobreski says the situation should act as a call to action for lawmakers.
Critics also point to Governor Tom Corbett’s budget proposal calling for restoring only 90 million dollars of those cuts.
Severe Weather Skirts Region
Most of our area avoided the severe weather striking much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast yesterday. A tornado watch stretched across south-central