Did You Get The Memo? Gun registries, small businesses and ride-sharing

Did You Get The Memo? Gun registries, small businesses and ride-sharing

A weekly look at new proposals from lawmakers in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. In our latest iteration of our weekly feature on new co-sponsorship memoranda, we take a look at proposals to ban the implementation of gun registries, require visible signage for Lyft and Uber drivers, and help small businesses.

Friday, May 3, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
5 bills to watch for the week of May 6

5 bills to watch for the week of May 6

We get it—session weeks are busy. That’s why we put together a list of the bills being discussed in committee and on the floor of the General Assembly that are worth devoting your precious time to tracking. From abortion to rural broadband, here are five bills to watch for the week of May 6.
Friday, May 3, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Allegheny County grapples with measles outbreak

Allegheny County grapples with measles outbreak

The Allegheny County Health Department announced the county was on high alert following reports of four additional cases of measles on Thursday night.

The cases are all in one family and consist of two unvaccinated children and two adults, one of whom was unvaccinated. With the exception of one of the adults, the family members aren’t county residents and were visiting from abroad. 

Friday, May 3, 2019/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
Freshman Focus:  Rep. Danielle Otten

Freshman Focus: Rep. Danielle Otten

Rep. Danielle Otten (D-Chester) joined The PLS Reporter for our series "Freshman Focus". Find out what her goals are, why she decided to run and what she likes to do in her spare time.
Friday, May 3, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Tweets of the Week - April 29, 2019

Tweets of the Week - April 29, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, May 3, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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