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July 1, 2014 – Senator White speaks in support of SB 1194, which would give school districts the option to contract for police service as a way to improve classroom safety and reduce emergency response times. The bill has gone to the Governor for his signature.

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Kittanning awarded $217,297 for Jacob Street project

August 12, 2014

The ongoing revitalization of Kittanning borough received a substantial boost with the recent awarding of a major state grant, according to Senator Don White and Representative Jeff Pyle.[...Read more]

Leechburg sewer project receives $10.9 M in PENNVEST funds

July 22, 2014

Leechburg Borough today (July 22) received approval for state funding totaling $10.97 million for the long-awaited second phase of its sewer line separation project, according to Senator Don White.[...Read more]

Local schools see increases in state funding in FY 2014-15 state budget

July 14, 2014

School districts in the 41st Senatorial District will see increases in state support for the upcoming school year under the Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget recently signed into law, according to Senator Don White.[...Read more]

Senator White’s bill to improve school safety goes to Governor

July 1, 2014

Legislation drafted by Senator Don White that will give local school districts the option to contract for police service as a way to improve safety in classrooms and reduce response times in the event of an emergency received final legislative approval today (July 1) and now goes to Governor Corbett for his signature and enactment into law.
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Bill to contain costs on infrastructure projects goes to Governor

June 30, 2014

The House of Representatives (Friday, June 27) approved legislation introduced by Senator Don White that would close a loophole in existing law that drives up the costs incurred by government entities for public infrastructure improvement projects, which is ultimately borne by taxpayers and ratepayers.[...Read more]

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