Career and tech bill package finds bipartisan support

Career and tech bill package finds bipartisan support

On Wednesday morning a group of legislators joined members of the Pennsylvania State Education Association to discuss a package of bills that was approved by the House Education Committee earlier this week.

This nine-bill package is aimed at ensuring high-quality career and technical programs and also informing students, parents and the public about the benefits of career and technical education.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Bipartisan bills aim at shifting Pennsylvania to 100-percent renewable energy

Bipartisan bills aim at shifting Pennsylvania to 100-percent renewable energy

Rep. Chris Rabb (D-Philadelphia) was joined by colleagues and advocates today to talk about two bills that are currently in the legislature, House Bill 2132 and companion legislation introduced by Sen. Charles Mcllhinney (R-Bucks), Senate Bill 1104. 


The bills have a goal of transitioning Pennsylvania to 100% renewable energy by 2050.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislators, farm advocates urge expansion of broadband services

Legislators, farm advocates urge expansion of broadband services

There are roughly 800,000 Pennsylvanians, living in mostly rural parts of the state, who cannot access reliable high-speed internet. According to Centre County farmer Bethany Corson, the problem goes far beyond an inability to watch Netflix.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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DeLuca highlights "good government" bills and pushes Metcalfe for committee votes

DeLuca highlights "good government" bills and pushes Metcalfe for committee votes

Rep. Tony DeLuca (D-Allegheny) called a press conference to highlight bills he believes will make Pennsylvania government work better. The bills are aimed at increasing political transparency and expanding voter rights.

Rep. DeLuca said the bills have been sitting in the House State Government Committee for over a year and called on Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) to to bring them up for a vote.

Tuesday, April 17, 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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