Pittsburgh Public Schools transportation audit finds poor record keeping and missed opportunities

Pittsburgh Public Schools transportation audit finds poor record keeping and missed opportunities

Between unauthorized trips and controversial armed guard proposals, Pittsburgh Public Schools has had its share of scrutiny this school year. After Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released an audit reporting that the district missed out on $2 million in reimbursement Thursday, the district can likely look forward to more. 
Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
City Council addresses police social media controversy, gun violence

City Council addresses police social media controversy, gun violence

In their last session before summer recess, Philadelphia City Council passed dozens of bills and resolutions Thursday. One called for the body’s Committee of the Whole to address controversial posts made by city police officers on social media.
 
The Plain View Project reported that hundreds of current and former Philadelphia police officers made racist, misogynistic, anti-Muslim, and hateful posts on various social media outlets since 2017. Police Commissioner Richard Ross yesterday announced 72 officers are currently suspended while independent investigations continue, with others also potentially facing discipline. 
Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Snyder hopes to improve broadband access with state-owned asset inventory

Snyder hopes to improve broadband access with state-owned asset inventory

It’s clear that high-speed broadband internet access is an issue in Pennsylvania, but how exactly to connect Pennsylvanians in low-access areas has been a troublesome obstacle in Harrisburg this year.

 

But it appears that legislators may have found a starting point.

Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
Right 2 Know Episode 12: Sit down with Rep. Jeff Pyle

Right 2 Know Episode 12: Sit down with Rep. Jeff Pyle

Andrew and Justin are joined this week by the one and only Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong). We talk about the state of liquor policy, including potential updates to Act 39, with the Liquor Control Committee Chair. The discussion then turns to more important matters: the Pittsburgh Pirates, hot sausage and mattress racing. Like what you hear? Follow us on iTunes, Spotify or Google Play.
Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
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3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

With the June budget deadline looming closer, both chambers were in session this week pushing through a handful of legislation. 

Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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