Freshman Focus: Rep. Kristine Howard

Freshman Focus: Rep. Kristine Howard

Meet Rep. Kristine Howard (D-Chester). Her district is concerned with issues of education and safe environments and she hopes to focus on those and more while she is in office. 

Find out more in The PLS Reporter's video series, Freshman Focus. 

Friday, April 19, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Philadelphia
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

In this week's 3 under 3, legislators joined Fair Districts PA to speak out against gerrymandering, Democratic lawmakers pushed to reexamine use-of-force guidelines for lawmakers and Attorney General Josh Shapiro revealed findings from the grand jury investigations that look into the state’s Medical Assistance program.

Check out the video for more information. 

Thursday, April 18, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Tags: 3 under 3
DePasquale and Deluca unveil School Board and Administration Financial Reform Package

DePasquale and Deluca unveil School Board and Administration Financial Reform Package

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Rep. Tony Deluca (D-Allegheny) joined together today to unveil a package of legislation known as the School Board and Administration Financial Reform Package.

The bills would help keep Pennsylvania school districts from future financial mishaps that force Pennsylvania taxpayers from bailing them out.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
House Republicans showcase steps forward in supporting crime victims

House Republicans showcase steps forward in supporting crime victims

House Republican members joined in the Main Rotunda Wednesday to show their support for victims of abuse. 

The chamber has passed more than a dozen bills this month that House Republican's claim are related to supporting crime victims and abuse survivors. The House also acted in some fashion on all of the recommendations from the grand jury investigation that looked into the sexual abuse that was taking place in the Catholic Church. House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler(R-Lancaster) stated that by the end of today's session, all four recommendations will have passed through the house. He could not speak on what the Senate would do next.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Samuelson, Murt bills to change the state & congressional redistricting process

Samuelson, Murt bills to change the state & congressional redistricting process

Members of Fair Districts PA rallied in the Capitol Tuesday as part of their efforts to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. They were joined by a handful of legislators, including Rep. Steve Samuelson (D-Northampton) and Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery), who have sponsored legislation that would change the state and congressional redistricting process.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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