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PA House Boost Education Tax Credit

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The House of Representatives on Monday threw down a marker in Pennsylvania's upcoming 2017-18 budget negotiations by passing legislation to boost funding for popular tax credit programs that support school choice opportunities.

By a 147-39 bi-partisan vote, the chamber approved legislation, sponsored by House Speaker Mike Turzai, would increase funding for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program to $175 million from the current $125 million.

It also would raise the amount of tax credits for the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program to $75 million from the current $50 million.

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