Capitol Quick Hits for 3.14.16

Capitol Quick Hits for 3.14.16

Author: Alanna Koll/Monday, March 14, 2016/Categories: Event Central

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today: 

  •  Students, teachers, school board members and administrators from Spring-Ford area school district and other school districts, marched on Harrisburg and held a rally in the Main Rotunda to urge lawmakers to pass the fiscal year 2015-16 budget and utilize a fair and equitable funding formula.   
  • Marijuana for Mothers and PA Safe Access, along with Rep. Nick Miccarelli, held a press conference in the East Wing Rotunda to encourage the passage of medical marijuana legislation in Pennsylvania, and to deliver a petition to House Speaker Mike Turzai.