Fiedler, Krajewski to host hearing focused on Pa.’s education budget

HARRISBURG, Feb. 26 -- State Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Rick Krajewski, both D-Phila., will host Monday’s House Democratic Policy Committee meeting on the state’s early childhood and k-12 education budget.

The hearing will be held at 3 p.m. March 1. The public and media may tune in at or the committee’s Facebook page --@PADemPolicy. Media inquiries may be submitted to

Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro will join Fiedler, Krajewski and House Democratic colleagues for a look at how the education budget should take a fair and equitable approach that provides quality educational opportunities regardless of zip code.

This hearing is part of the People’s Budget project which includes public hearings on environmental policy, education and infrastructure.

The committee hopes to generate legislative policy that upholds Pennsylvania’s constitutional obligation to provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education to serve the needs of the commonwealth.