School Choice Bill Clears Another Hurdle Senate Bill 1 - The Opportunity Scholarship Act - has been narrowly approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 15-11. Better yet, the bill was strengthened as the Committee adopted an amendment that extends K-12 private school scholarship eligibilty to middle class families (originally, only families whose income is 130 percent of the poverty line were eligible for a scholarship ). The bill today will be voted on by the full Senate. Note: Three Republican Senators nearly killed the bill by siding with the Democrats and union bosses - those Republicans are: Patricia Vance, Stewart Greenleaf, and Lisa Baker. Action Item Please contact your State Senator and State Representative TODAY and urge them to support Senate Bill 1, the Opportunity Scholarship Act. - Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania

School Choice Bill Clears Another Hurdle Senate Bill 1 — The Opportunity Scholarship Act — has been narrowly approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 15-11. Better yet, the bill was strengthened as the Committee adopted an amendment that extends K-12 private school scholarship eligibilty to middle class families (originally, only families whose income is 130 percent of the poverty line were eligible for a scholarship ). The bill today will be voted on by the full Senate. Note: Three Republican Senators nearly killed the bill by siding with the Democrats and union bosses – those Republicans are: Patricia Vance, Stewart Greenleaf, and Lisa Baker. Action Item Please contact your State Senator and State Representative TODAY and urge them to support Senate Bill 1, the Opportunity Scholarship Act.

Senate Bill 1 — The Opportunity Scholarship Act — has been narrowly approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 15-11.
Better yet, the bill was strengthened as the Committee adopted an amendment that extends K-12 private school scholarship eligibilty to middle class families (originally, only families whose income is 130 percent of the poverty line were eligible for a scholarship ).  The bill today will be voted on by the full Senate.  Note: Three Republican Senators nearly killed the bill by siding with the Democrats and union bosses – those Republicans are: Patricia Vance, Stewart Greenleaf, and Lisa Baker.

Action Item

Please contact your State Senator and State Representative TODAY and urge them to support Senate Bill 1, the Opportunity Scholarship Act.