Public Hearing Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, Workforce, Community & Economic Development Hearing

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, Workforce, Community & Economic Development Hearing

Rural Pupil Transportation Issues

Monday, November 6, 2017
Crawford Central School District’s – Board Room
11280 Mercer Pike, Meadville, PA  16335



11:00am – 11:10am

Opening Remarks – Senator Eichelberger & Senator Brooks

11:10am – 11:30am

Benjamin T. Hanft, Division Chief, Division of Subsidy Data & Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Education      

Paul Svoboda, Assistant Director, Pennsylvania Department of Education Government Relations Office

11:30am – 11:50am

Fred Bennett, President, Pennsylvania School Bus Association

Harold Girardat, Past President, Pennsylvania School Bus Association

Doug Anderson, Owner, Anderson Coach and Travel

11:50am – 12:05pm

Amy Stewart, Superintendent, Warren County School District

12:05pm – 12:30pm

Dr. Jeffrey Finch, Superintendent, Grove City Area School District

Tracy Reiser, Superintendent, Jamestown Area School District

12:30pm – 12:55pm

William A. Nichols, Superintendent, Corry Area School District

Jody Sperry, President, Conneaut Lake School Board

12:55pm – 1:15pm

Closing Remarks

Health and Solvency of the State Lottery Fund

Joint Hearing

Senate Aging and Youth and Finance Committees

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hearing Room 1, North Office Building

Watch Live

Call to Order

Opening Comments

Consideration of Testimony

  • Department of Revenue/Pennsylvania Lottery
    Drew Svitko, the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Lottery
  • Office of the Budget
    Randy Albright, Secretary
  • Department of Aging
    Teresa Osborne, Secretary

Area Agency on Aging Panel

  • Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging (P4A)
    Rebecca May-Cole, Executive Director
  • Active Aging, Crawford County
    Krista Geer, Executive Director
  • Warren/Forest Area Agency on Aging
    Danell Sowers, Executive Director
  • Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
    Holly Lange, President
  • National Conference of State Legislatures
    Jackson Brainerd, Policy Associate