- 37th District
Any school staff member trained to use epinephrine injectors will soon be able to administer the allergy medication even to students without prescriptions in the case of a severe reaction. Senator Matt Smith (D-Mt. Lebanon) lauded the passage of House……Continue reading »
Without volunteers, there would be no cable access programming in Bethel Park, a member of the municipal cable television board said. “We call them ‘the magic ghosts in the back,’” said Susan Roberti. “They are never seen, but we couldn’t……Continue reading »
A commission charged with examining the state’s basic education funding formula heard from a number of education officials at an Allegheny County hearing this week. “The message is clear that we need to come up, as a commission, with a……Continue reading »
MOON TWP., Oct. 21, 2014 – – State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington), Representatives Nick Kotik (D-Allegheny) and Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) today announced approval of a $140,000 grant to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. “State support for……Continue reading »
NORTH FAYETTE, October 21, 2014 – – The Basic Education Funding Commission held a public hearing today at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center to gather information about enrollment changes and funding challenges facing area public schools.……Continue reading »
Commission advances to develop a funding formula for Pennsylvania public schools – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After more than four hours of testimony from Allegheny County education officials Tuesday, the 15-member Basic Education Funding Commission is “just a few steps closer” to its task of developing a funding formula for Pennsylvania public schools, Sen. Matt Smith,……Continue reading »
The Eighth annual senior fair hosted by State Senator Matt Smith (D-Mt. Lebanon) will be held Oct. 22 at Beth El Congregation, 1900 Cochran Road, Scott Township. “This is a one stop shop for area seniors, and a new program……Continue reading »
HARRISBURG, Oct. 15, 2014 – – State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today lauded unanimous Senate passage of House Bill 803, which would provide for emergency epinephrine in schools. House Bill 803 is very similar to the current language of Smith’s……Continue reading »
Bill Delivered: Advocates Hope City’s Legislation is Just a First Step in Workplace Rights for Pregnant Women – Pittsburgh City Paper
During a pregnancy, doctors often advise women to stay hydrated and spend less time on their feet. But in most workplaces across Pennsylvania, a pregnant woman could be fired for following her doctor’s orders. “[W]hen an employer denies a pregnant……Continue reading »
The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would test energy efficient technologies in state buildings. The State Agency Green Technology Act aims to reduce the commonwealth’s carbon output while saving money, increasing energy conservation and promoting new environmental……Continue reading »
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