Gov. Wolf, Sec. Levine speak on progress against opioids

Gov. Wolf, Sec. Levine speak on progress against opioids

Governor Tom Wolf (D) told the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Friday that the state has seen some positive results in the battle to reverse the opioid epidemic.
 
In January 2018, Wolf signed an emergency declaration to help combat the opioid and heroin disaster. Since then, state agencies have collaborated through the Opioid Command Center, and have been assisted by outside stakeholders.
Friday, November 8, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Tweets of the Week - Election Day Special

Tweets of the Week - Election Day Special

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, November 8, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
Right 2 Know Episode 30: Sit down with Rep. Frank Ryan

Right 2 Know Episode 30: Sit down with Rep. Frank Ryan

Monday is Veterans Day and it is fitting that we sit down with one of the most prominent veterans in the General Assembly: Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon). In addition to asking him to reflect on his service, we discuss property tax elimination, his controversial fetal remains bill and Lebanon Bologna. Like what you hear? Download episodes on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Play.
Friday, November 8, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Did You Get The Memo? Syringe exchanges, leave for military spouses, and smoking prohibitions

Did You Get The Memo? Syringe exchanges, leave for military spouses, and smoking prohibitions

Amid all the floor debates, press conferences and committee hearings, the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s newest co-sponsorship memos can get lost in the shuffle. That’s why The PLS Reporter rounds up some of the most noteworthy co-sponsorship memos each week, so you can stay informed of what’s going on in the Capitol. 

 In this week’s feature are memos for proposals that would legalize syringe exchange programs in Pennsylvania, provide paid and unpaid leave for military spouses and tighten restrictions for smoking in public across the state.  
Friday, November 8, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
RSS