Primary season brings bevy of outsiders into system for chance in November

Primary season brings bevy of outsiders into system for chance in November

A 20-year-old college student, a few mothers who want to shake things up, and a lot of people who brand themselves as “not a politician” are just a few of the hundreds of candidates competing next Tuesday just to earn their place on the November midterm ballot.

Below, The PLS Reporter breaks out a few races to watch on May 15.

Friday, May 11, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
Hughes' "Pennsylvania Promise" would offer free, reduced college tuition to state residents

Hughes' "Pennsylvania Promise" would offer free, reduced college tuition to state residents

Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) plans to introduce a bill that would provide two to four years of tuition for students at community colleges and state-related universities in Pennsylvania.

Thursday, May 10, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
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Bill to resize state legislature moves to Senate, but not without controversy

Bill to resize state legislature moves to Senate, but not without controversy

If backers of a bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives succeed, there will be 52 fewer representatives and 12 fewer senators in the General Assembly following the 2020 U.S. Census.

Monday, April 30, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
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Tweets of the Week - March 5, 2018

Check out the week as described in Tweets from Pennsylvania's top lawmakers, newsmakers, and influencers.

Friday, March 9, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
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February state revenue collections reported

February state revenue collections reported

State revenue collections for the month of February were reported this week, with monthly and year-to-date collection totals coming in over estimate.

 

According to the Department of Revenue, Pennsylvania collected $3.6 billion in February, which is $406.3 million or 12.8 percent more than anticipated. Year-to-date collections, the department reported, were $20.9 billion through February, which is $496 million or 2.4 percent above estimate.

Friday, March 2, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
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