DeLissio, Pa. Education Secretary Rivera to present at March 3 town hall

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 – State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila., will host her next town hall Thursday, March 3 with Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera.

The town hall is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3 in the Multi-Purpose Room at W.B. Saul High School, 7100 Henry Ave.

“Everyone who has an interest in the education of our students should take this opportunity to attend this town hall,” DeLissio said. “Secretary Rivera will be discussing the goals and concerns of basic public education in the commonwealth. I am sure there is much to embrace and understand.

“The pressing need for fair and adequate education funding and the budget stalemate we face right now are significantly intertwined. There is much to discuss, and I look forward to fielding many questions along with Secretary Rivera. The town hall promises to be enlightening for everyone in attendance.”

To ensure a seat, constituents should call 215-482-8726. It will be DeLissio’s 54th town hall.

DeLissio is featuring members of Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet in the next three of her monthly town halls to better inform constituents about how their commonwealth agencies work. Her April 14 town hall is slated to feature Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino, and her May 12 town hall is scheduled to include Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne.