Causer, McDowell to Make Case for Rural Community College Program to House Committee
WHAT: Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) and Dr. Richard McDowell, president emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will appear before the House Education Committee during an informational briefing about House Bill 1701. The bill, along with its sister legislation, Senate Bill 1000 sponsored by Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25), propose creation of a rural community college pilot program in the 11-county area of northwest and northcentral Pennsylvania. The bills were introduced in response to a 2011 study of community college services by the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee. A copy of the report is available here: http://lbfc.legis.state.pa.us/reports/2011/61.PDF
WHO: Causer, McDowell and members of the committee.
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 9 a.m. (briefing follows a voting meeting)
WHERE: Room 205 Ryan Office Building, State Capitol, Harrisburg
WEBSTREAMING: The meeting will be streamed live beginning at 9 a.m. at www.RepCauser.com.