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Student-Musicians from Archdiocese Perform at the PA Capitol

High School band on top…7th and 8th grade below The Archdiocesan All Stars come to the Capitol for a performance. These are the high school students. Posted by Pennsylvania Catholic Conference on Monday, March 9, 2020 The Archdiocesan All Stars come to the Capitol for a performa
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PCC and Legislators Monitor Budget Hearings

The PA Catholic Conference has been keeping its eye on the budget hearings in Harrisburg, which have been going on for a couple of weeks now. The different departments in the Wolf Administration are going before the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to explain– and many
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Sen. Toomey Visits Sacred Heart Regional School in Allentown to Tout School Choice

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) visited Sacred Heart Regional School in Allentown Friday morning, to tour the facility, see the kids and tout the importance of school choice. “This was just a reminder for me of why and how much I’ve been for decades now, such a passionate advocate for school c
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Sen. Mike Regan a Strong Believer in Educational Improvement Tax Credit

It was a scorcher on the day that I visited Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland) in his Camp Hill district office but he was happy that it was summer and was getting a break from the Capitol. “It’s good to be out amongst the people in the district for a change,” he said. “When you’re in the
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Rep. Mike Jones Having a Busy Freshman Term

We hear and read this statement a lot in June: “legislators are busy working on getting a state budget done in time.” So how many people actually have a hand in crafting the final state budget? Apparently there aren’t a ton of chairs around the negotiating table. “I think people would
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Rep. Aaron Bernstine Proposes P.I.A.A. Bill in Partnership with P.C.C.

State Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver, Butler, Lawrence) has introduced legislation that would separate public and private schools for most sports in PIAA state championship play. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is fully on board with House Bill 1600 and, in fact, has worked close
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Margaret Egan: 50 years in Catholic Education and Still Going Strong

What do you do after serving for more than thirty years as a fourth-grade teacher?  Well, if you’re Margaret Egan you become a principal! Egan followed up a long stint of teaching by becoming the principal at Saints Peter and Paul School outside of West Chester in 2002. That’s 50-year
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