June 13, 2011: State Budget Cuts


Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Clinton, waits to address a testifier after their testimony on budget cuts in complete.

Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Clinton, waits to address a testifier after their testimony on budget cuts in complete.

The House Democratic Policy Committee under Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, is holding a series of hearings to investigate how budget cuts are impacting Pennsylvanian communities.

The House Democratic Policy Committee under Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, is holding a series of hearings to investigate how budget cuts are impacting Pennsylvanian communities.


Rep. Deberah Kula, D-Fayette/Westmoreland, relates a constituent's account of the importance of early childhood education.

Rep. Deberah Kula, D-Fayette/Westmoreland, relates a constituent's account of the importance of early childhood education.

Rep. Nick Kotik, D-Allegheny, directs a question to a testifier with expertise in special education.

Rep. Nick Kotik, D-Allegheny, directs a question to a testifier with expertise in special education.