April 21, 2024 4:04 pm
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Perry’s latest finance report shows him outraising Democratic challengers, while also spending more than it raised

Perry’s campaign raised just over $490,000 from the beginning of January to April 3, but spent just under $525,000, campaign finance records show. As of last week, his campaign had just under $515,000 cash on hand, which is less than he had at this point in the previous cycle. On April 28, 2022, Perry’s campaign had just under $790,000 on hand.

Demand for student-teacher stipends far exceeds $10M allocation

Within three hours of going live, more than 3,500 applications were received for a state-funded stipend to cover an otherwise unpaid semester of student teaching. But the new program only has enough funding for roughly 600 to 700 student teachers who will take over Pennsylvania classrooms as part of their teaching certification this winter or next spring.