Education That Equals Success
As a member of the House Education Committee, Dave is working hard to make sure that every Pennsylvanian has the opportunity for an education that prepares them for success in life.
He has helped deliver record state funding to Pennsylvania’s schools while also reducing reliance on standardized testing, providing for greater educational choice and opportunity, and working to increase local control in educational decision making. Dave also supports vocational education and community colleges as an affordable way for Pennsylvanians to gain needed skills at an affordable cost.
More Jobs & A Stronger Economy
Dave has been a leader in the effort to make Pennsylvania a more attractive and welcoming place for small businesses, entrepreneurs and other employers to settle and grow – because when we do that, we create good-paying jobs for our families.
He has supported commonsense initiatives – tax and regulatory reform, manufacturing credits, capital for emerging industries, support of agriculture and agri-businesses, and more – that are driving new job and economic growth that is helping all of us.
Keeping Our Families Safe
Dave was a strong advocate for providing funding for school safety programs that give local school districts the flexibility to implement the safety measures that work best for their schools and communities.
He also voted for legislation that is helping to address the opioid epidemic hurting our families and communities by focusing on addiction treatment and efforts that prevent over-prescribing of opioids. Dave also continues to work cooperatively with local and state law enforcement and ensure they have they resources needed to do their job.