Murt bill would criminalize female genital mutilation

Murt bill would criminalize female genital mutilation

On Monday morning Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined his colleagues at a press conference where he discussed his bill, House Bill 413, that would criminalize the act of female genital mutilation.

Monday, January 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania discusses gerrymandering lawsuit

League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania discusses gerrymandering lawsuit

The legal director for the public interest law center, Mimi Mckenzie kicked off a press conference Wednesday afternoon after a hearing on the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania lawsuit.

Members of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania joined to discuss their views relative to the 2011 Congressional map, currently the subject of the litigation.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Drunk drivers may face higher fees beginning January 11th

Drunk drivers may face higher fees beginning January 11th

Sen. John Rafferty (R-Chester) has sponsored a handful of bills to get drunk drivers off the road. Starting today, January 11th, drivers are still able to refuse a blood-alcohol test when pulled over by police, but if they are convicted and lose their license they will have to pay a high restoration fee to get it back, costing them up to two thousand dollars.

Thursday, January 11, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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DePasquale outlines new audit plans for 2018 in hopes of improving Pennsylvania government

DePasquale outlines new audit plans for 2018 in hopes of improving Pennsylvania government

On Monday morning, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference where he discussed his audit initiatives and special reports for 2018.

Monday, January 8, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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CAPITOL CROWD: Ryan Boop, Chief of Staff for Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery)

CAPITOL CROWD: Ryan Boop, Chief of Staff for Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery)

The PLS Reporter sat down with Ryan Boop, the Chief of Staff for Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery) to find out what his job entails, how he got to where he is, and what he likes to do in his spare time.

Friday, January 5, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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