VIDEO: 3 under 3!

VIDEO: 3 under 3!

Check out this week's three events in under three minutes. From possible new overtime rules to voting safety to Philadelphia's soda tax being upheld.
Friday, July 20, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Thomas: "There's got to be a way for us to have a win-win" on soda tax

Thomas: "There's got to be a way for us to have a win-win" on soda tax

On Tuesday afternoon the House Commerce committee brought up House Bill 2241, Rep. Mark Mustio's (R-Allegheny) bill that preempts local taxation of sweetened beverages in Pennsylvania. It prohibits any municipality from levying such a tax while invalidating the current soda tax in Philadelphia.

The bill passed out of committee but not before Rep. Curtis Thomas (D-Philadelphia), minority chairman of the committee, brought up his concerns and offered amendments. Following the vote he spoke with the PLS Reporter about what happens now.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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New bill to get rid of the Philadelphia soda tax sparks debate

New bill to get rid of the Philadelphia soda tax sparks debate

Rep. Mark Mustio has introduced House Bill 2241 which preempts local taxation of sweetened beverages in PA, and prohibits any other taxes on food, drinks and even food containers to be taxed in the future.

Monday, April 16, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for October 23

Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for October 23

The state House and Senate concluded legislative action for the 2017-2018 state budget this week. 

Here's how the Pittsburgh and Allegheny County delegation voted on key budget bills. 

Friday, October 27, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
VIDEO: Legislators discuss importance of legalizing VGT's

VIDEO: Legislators discuss importance of legalizing VGT's

Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) was joined by Rep. Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster) and Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Northumberland) to discuss the importance of legalizing VGTs and how it could benefit Pennsylvania's current budget deficit. 

Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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