President Joyce Dombroski-Gebhardt encouraged supporters of the legislation, filed as SB 76 in the state Senate and HB 76 in the House, to call in to local talk radio shows to tout its benefits amidst public criticism by opponents. One of the meeting attendees offered a brief report of his recent lobbying of state legislators at their Harrisburg offices. Board member Tom Gow Sr. stated that Senate support for the bill stood at 25 of 50 members as of March 12, with House support at 87 of 202 members.

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