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Gerlach Votes to Expand Access to Higher Education

Mar 30, 2006  - Rep. Jim Gerlach joined in voting today to expand access to higher education for lower income students. The House overwhelmingly approved H.R. 609, the College Access and Opportunity Act, by a 221-199 vote. “It’s vital to our nation’s long-term success and improvement to give every student, regar... More

Gerlach Continues Support of Head Start

Sep 22, 2005  - Rep. Jim Gerlach issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2123, the School Readiness Act of 2005: “A quality and equal education for all of our children is imperative if America is to remain competitive with the growing nations of the world,” Rep. Gerlach said. “The Head... More

Energy Appropriations Bill includes funding for 6th District projects

May 24, 2005  - Congressman Jim Gerlach today lauded passage of H.R. 2419, the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2006. The legislation, which passed the House by an overwhelming bipartisan majority late Tuesday, included $1 million for projects in Berks and Montgo... More

House Reauthorizes Important Education Legislation

May 4, 2005  - The U.S. House of Representatives today gave bipartisan approval to legislation that will help states and local communities improve vocational and technical education and enhance opportunities for students. Rep. Jim Gerlach was one of 416 House Members to vote on Wednesday in favor of H.R. 366, the ... More

Dec 17, 2004  - Joined by state and local officials, Rep. Jim Gerlach announced today that Montgomery County Community College had been allocated $250,000 in the FY ’05 Omnibus appropriations bill to assist in the college’s planned expansion project. “This is a great occasion for Montgomery County Community Col... More

Harcum College receives $500,000 for new equipment and curriculum
Feb 5, 2004  - Surrounded by students and faculty members in the rotunda of the school library, Rep. Jim Gerlach presented Harcum College with a $500,000 grant Thursday afternoon. The college will use the money to build professional laboratories, purchase improved training resources and expand its computer service... More

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