Philadelphia, Aug. 30, 2011 — Standing on the steps of the School District of Philadelphia headquarters, state Sen. Mike Stack today introduced legislation that would eliminate the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) and replace it with an unpaid elected school board.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2011— As the state legislature continues to debate the controversial issue of school choice and tuition vouchers, proponents of and opponents of the issue addressed their concerns about improving education during a panel discussion today in Philadelphia hosted by the Senate Democratic Policy Committee.
Philadelphia, Aug. 18, 2011 — State Sen. Mike Stack today joined fellow lawmakers, Philadelphia Gas Works representatives and the family of a young PGW worker who died responding to a natural gas leak call to announce legislation that would help emergency natural gas responders.
Philadelphia, Aug. 16, 2011— Families who are looking to save for their child’s higher education have a unique opportunity to start paying for college credits at the current credit rates through a state-run college savings plan, state Sen. Mike Stack said today.
July 27, 2011 — Our community has been blindsided by the proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave. The property owner, the civic associations, and everyone in between thought that the Healing Way was going to open a doctor’s office or some other medical facility, not a methadone treatment facility.
Philadelphia, July 13, 2011 — State Sens. Mike Stack and Larry Farnese today joined the Pennsylvania National Guard to announce that significant state dollars will be made available to provide meals and comfort to military personnel and their families who pass through the Liberty USO Center at the Philadelphia International Airport.
Philadelphia, July 1, 2011 — State Sen. Mike Stack and Rep Mike McGeehan announced today that the current relief sewer project along State Road is 80 percent complete and the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) expects the project to be completed by the end of the year.
Harrisburg, June 28, 2011 – State Sen. Mike Stack issued the following statement on todays passage of the 2011-12 state budget (House Bill 1485):
Harrisburg, June 27, 2011 — In an effort to further provide fiscal transparency for state spending, state Sen. Mike Stack today proposed legislation requiring public Internet access to information on state workers’ full compensation.
Harrisburg, June 26, 2011 — State Sen. Mike Stack called today’s party-line vote to cut Temple University’s state appropriation an “assault on the middle class.”