HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) reminds uninsured and underinsured adults residents of the 125th District of an upcoming immunization clinic that has been planned for the Schuylkill Haven area by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) said today the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has no plan to develop additional Keystone Exams, past the three tests currently required. Tobash received a letter from Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq this week, stating that “The PA Department of Education has no existing plan or schedule of when to pursue the final five Keystone Exams.”
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN – Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will host a Senior Expo on Thursday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Pine Grove HH&L, located at 1 Orchard St., Pine Grove. Tobash invites all residents of the 125th District who are age 55 and older to attend the expo.
HARRISBURG – On Thursday, Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) hosted a House Majority Policy Committee tour at Solar Innovations headquarters, with Pine Grove Area High School students enrolled in the “Your Employability Skills” (YES) program.
WHAT: Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will host the House Majority Policy Committee for a tour of Solar Innovations with Pine Grove Area High School students participating in the “Your Employability Skills” (YES) program to further learn about employment opportunities in manufacturing.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) announced today.
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN – Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) was interviewed as part of a recently filmed documentary titled, “Standardized. Lies, money and civil rights: How testing is ruining public education.” Both Tobash and Ali Hobbs, a legislative aide in Tobash’s Schuylkill Haven office, appear in the film.
HARRISBURG – Earlier this week, State Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill-Berks) attended Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget address which he presented before a joint session of the General Assembly. Corbett’s budget plan for fiscal year 2014-15 would spend $29.4 billion, a 3.3 percent increase over the current year’s budget.
POTTSVILLE – Local officials announced five state grants today that will fund watershed improvement projects in Schuylkill County.
HARRISBURG – More than $450,000 in state gaming funds will benefit 39 local volunteer fire and ambulance providers serving communities in the 125th Legislative District in Berks and Schuylkill counties, Rep. Mike Tobash (R-125) said today.
HARRISBURG – With the intent of ensuring today’s students are more familiar with opportunities existing in the modern high-tech manufacturing industry, the state House voted in favor of Rep. Mike Tobash’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) bill today to allow Pennsylvania’s educators to receive necessary continuing education credits by visiting one of the many manufacturing facilities across the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – In a dual effort to ensure students in Pennsylvania’s public schools are receiving a quality education and that taxpayer dollars are being used wisely, the state House Education Committee conducted a hearing focused on House Bill 1506, which is sponsored by Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and seeks to halt the state Department of Education (PDE) from the development and implementation of further standardized testing for nine years.
HARRISBURG – Working off a recommendation recently made by the Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council to connect with teachers and improve curricula through engagement with manufacturers, Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) introduced a bill that passed the House Education Committee today to allow school personnel to receive necessary continuing education credits for school board-approved visits to facilities.
WHAT: The state House Education Committee will conduct a hearing focused on House Bill 1506, a measure sponsored by Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) which seeks to halt the state Department of Education (PDE) from the development and implementation of further standardized testing for 10 years.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) reminds residents about satellite office hours that are available on certain days of every month across the 125th District.