At the polls on Tuesday, voters will find a familiar ballot question — one that's been on the ballot in almost the exact wording every year for more than 20 years — asking for permission to borrow money.
House Bill 2614 would outlaw cooperative purchasing on construction projects. In cooperative-purchasing agreements, schools pool their money to purchase items such as classroom and cafeteria supplies. School officials say that by using a centralized system they save cash and time.
Stephen Taub, a 1973 Penn State Abington and University Park alumnus, committed the donation to form the Taub Endowments, which will provide scholarships, global experience opportunities and updated technologies to the suburban-Philadelphia campus.