Rep. Christiana discusses paid maternity leave proposal

Rep. Christiana discusses paid maternity leave proposal

Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) sat down with The PLS Reporter to discuss his proposal which would allow House staffers twelve weeks of paid maternity leave.

Thursday, April 20, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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From Auditor General to Attorney General, take a look at Wednesday's press conferences

From Auditor General to Attorney General, take a look at Wednesday's press conferences

Wednesday's session day was also accompanied by a number of press events.

First off hundreds of pharmacists and student pharmacists joined to talk about the importance of needing funding so they can put their patients first. 

Next in the Rotunda was a group of advocates and legislators speaking out on why marijuana should be legalized and what the benefits would be. 

Lastly in the Capitol Rotunda was an event for Pennsylvania's annual Aviation Advocacy Day. 

And at a press conference in Strawberry Square, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges against 14 businesses and 12 people who are accused of illegally obtaining and renting out license plates.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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The Capitol saw multiple press conferences Tuesday

The Capitol saw multiple press conferences Tuesday

The Capitol was filled with press conferences Tuesday starting with Rep. Brian Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) announcing legislation to represent patients' wishes for end-of-life care.

Later students and teachers from colleges around the state joined to ask for support for their school system.

In the main Rotunda there was a Tax rally. 

On the main Capitol steps legislators and advocates joined for a "Right for Reproductive Rights" rally. 

Lastly, Gov. Wolf was joined by lawmakers to introduce a package of proposed legislation that would expand "It's on us PA" to help with working towards ending sexual assault in the commonwealth.

Americans for Prosperity PA Tax Freedom Day Rally
Americans for Prosperity PA Tax Freedom Day Rally
Americans for Prosperity PA Tax Freedom Day Rally
Americans for Prosperity PA Tax Freedom Day Rally
Tuesday, April 18, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sec. Miller speaks out on the large bills being brought by air ambulances

Sec. Miller speaks out on the large bills being brought by air ambulances

At a press conference Monday afternoon Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller was joined by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford) to discuss the large bills residents of Pennsylvania are being faced with after being taken to the hospital in an air ambulance. 

Monday, April 17, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf, others celebrate one-year anniversary of signing medical marijuana legislation

Gov. Wolf, others celebrate one-year anniversary of signing medical marijuana legislation

Gov. Tom Wolf, along with medical marijuana advocates and supporters, held a press conference Monday afternoon to celebrate one-year anniversary of signing medical marijuana legislation into law.

Monday, April 17, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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