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Benjamin Franklin Symposium



  • Existence: 1977 - 1979


Was created via a House Resolution No. 250, May 18, 1976, to educate all Pennsylvania House of Representatives members on current issues that will have lasting effects.

The first symposium was held January 17-19, 1977 for the 1977-1978 session. The second and final symposium was held January 3-5, 1979 for the 1979-1980 session.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Benjamin Franklin Symposium, 1977-1979

Identifier: 2021.033
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Franklin Symposium was created in the 1975-1976 Regular Session with House Resolution 250. The first symposium was held January 17-19, 1977. To quote a 1977 editorial release for KDKA Radio 1020: "This year Pennsylvania's lawmakers will attempt to get a broader perspective on some of the long-range problems facing the state before they get down to their immediate nuts and bolts business. All 253 members of the legislature have been invited to participate in a three-day symposium...
Dates: 1977-01 - 1979-01