Eichelberger Condemns Bonuses, Calls for Investigation

Article posted on January 31, 2007

HARRISBURG -State Senate Republican leadership today released a list of senate staff who have received monetary bonuses in 2005 and, or 2006. The bonuses, some as high as $22,500, were outside of the payroll system established for the senate. Former Republican leaders authorized the payments for the two years cited and possibly for years prior. (more…)

Senate leaders disclosed over $363K in bonuses

Article posted on January 31, 2007

“Senate Republican leaders today disclosed that more than $363,000 in bonuses had been paid to staffers during the 2005-2006 session.”

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Proposal would cap state spending

Article posted on January 29, 2007

“Republican senators today proposed legislation that would limit the growth of state spending to inflation.”

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Eichelberger Supports Spending Cap, With Changes

Article posted on January 26, 2007

Urges swift action
30th District State Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. today praises the announcement that the Republican caucus will be focusing on capping state spending in the current session. (more…)

Eichelberger Announces Federal Student Loan Applications Are Available At His Office

Article posted on January 22, 2007

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. is pleased to announce that copies of the 2007-2008 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the FAFSA on the Web Worksheets are available from his district office. The office, which is located at 309 Allegheny Street Hollidaysburg, Pa 17022, is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday thru Friday and can be reached by phone at 814.695.8386.Senator Eichelberger encourages families stop by his office and get a copy of the web work sheet, which allows them to complete the form electronically. “Using the web worksheets and completing the forms on line can help eliminate errors.” says Eichelberger. Anyone interested in this method can visit EducationPlanner.org, PHEAA’s award-winning college planning Website, or at http://fafsa.ed.gov (more…)

Chairman Brubaker Announces Committee Membership

Article posted on January 20, 2007

“Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Mike Brubaker (R-36) today released the full membership of the Committee for the 2007-2008 session.”

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