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Grove, Wagner Release Taxpayers’ Caucus Report, Identify $3 Billion in Savings

May 25, 2016

State Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York) today released a comprehensive report from the bicameral Taxpayers’ Caucus, aimed at finding savings and efficiencies in state government. The report details over $3 billion in potential savings to taxpayers—$300 million more than Gov. Wolf proposed in tax hikes for the 2016-17 fiscal year.[...Read more]

Aument Calls for Investigation into Conduct of Former Secretary of Environmental Protection

May 24, 2016

Senator Ryan Aument (R-Landisville) today called for an investigation into the conduct of John Quigley, former Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”), who abruptly resigned from Governor Wolf’s cabinet on May 20, 2016.[...Read more]

Aument Comments on Governor's Veto of Bill to Protect Excellent Teachers

May 19, 2016

Senator Ryan Aument issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s veto of House Bill 805, the Protecting Excellent Teachers Act.[...Read more]

PA Schools, Lawmakers Call on Wolf to Stand with Students, Schools and Protect Excellent Teachers

May 12, 2016

Pennsylvania public school representatives, education reform advocates and lawmakers today called on Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 805, known as the Protecting Excellent Teachers Act.
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Bloom, Aument Urge Wolf to Side with Students, Schools and Keep Best Teachers in PA Classrooms

May 10, 2016

In an effort to encourage careful consideration of a significant public school reform that would help boost student achievement, Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) and Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) today issued a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf highlighting the importance of keeping Pennsylvania’s best teachers in the classroom.[...Read more]