Updated: Legislator Visitation Day a Success!

The Alternate Energy Presentation at the Daniel Boone High School on May 31, 2011, was a big hit. Senator Judith Schwank and Representative David Maloney captured the students’ attention during the physics laboratory demonstrations and meet and greet portion of the event prior to the assembly.

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Size matters to taxpayers – Opinion – The Times-Tribune

An array of bills in both houses indicates that many lawmakers finally have come to understand the need to reduce the size of the state Legislature. Unfortunately, the question remains as to whether they will act.

The most recent proposals, by state Sen. Judy Schwank of Berks County, is one of four and the first from a Democrat. It also is the most sweeping. It would reduce the House by more than 40 percent – 82 seats, from 203 to 121 – and the Senate by 20 percent, from 50 seats to 40.

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