Dunbar Borough Council resolves on land bank collaborative efforts

Dunbar Borough Council adopted a resolution Monday night to support and cooperate with three other Fayette County municipalities to explore the possibility of establishing and operating a land bank to help alleviate blight.
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End the impasse in Harrisburg

Pennsylvania should not emulate the mess in Washington; it's time to negotiate a final budget deal, not settle for stopgap measures
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Pennsylvania sees rise in homeless students

The number of homeless students attending public school in Pennsylvania increased by 18 percent between the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years — an increase more than double the national average of 8 percent, according to statistics reported by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Capitolwire: GOP prepares to take 'the next logical step' in budget negotiations.

Republican leaders told caucus members Friday they are prepared to “take the next logical step” in forging a budget deal with Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Public Hearing for Substantial Amendment to the 2015 Action Plan

The public hearing for the Substantial Amendment will be conducted electronically via the web on Wednesday, September 29, 2015.
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Pittston land bank spreading throughout region

About two years ago, Pittston held a meeting with representatives from surrounding towns to talk about starting a land bank.
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Coal Twp., Shamokin take control of 13 blighted properties

Coal Township and Shamokin officials are celebrating a win in the fight on blight after a judge ruled Thursday they could take control of 13 blighted properties.
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Central Dauphin School Board mulls partnership with Land Bank

Central Dauphin School Board Vice President Brian Faleshock said that partnering with the Dauphin County Land Bank could approve the appearances of communities in the district.
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