VIDEO: Dean, gun-safety advocates announce formation of PA SAFE

VIDEO: Dean, gun-safety advocates announce formation of PA SAFE

Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Montgomery), along with other legislators and gun-safety advocates held a press conference announcing their mission and outlining legislation to help protect Pennsylvanians from the increasing threat of gun violence. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016/Author: Alanna Koll
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VIDEO: Gov. Wolf talks budget, Justice Eakin resignation, medical marijuana

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf talks budget, Justice Eakin resignation, medical marijuana

After a Tuesday afternoon press conference, Gov. Tom Wolf answers reporter's questions about the budget,Justice J. Michael Eakin resigning from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, medical marijuana and more. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016/Author: Alanna Koll
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Gov. Wolf plans “to make a stand” against new GOP budget proposal

Gov. Wolf plans “to make a stand” against new GOP budget proposal

Amid the news that the Republican-led legislature plans to send a $30 billion-plus budget to his desk this week, Gov. Tom Wolf used a scheduled appearance on Pittsburgh’s KQV radio Tuesday morning to say he plans “to make a stand.”

Tuesday, March 15, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Medical marijuana legislation amendment process on hold

The House of Representatives Monday evening put the amendment process for Senate Bill 3—legislation that would legalize medical marijuana—on hold.

Amendments were debated for nearly five hours before the bill was held over for the day and the process of considering alterations to the bill delayed until Tuesday.

Monday, March 14, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Budget work continues, but strategies remain disjointed

Budget work continues, but strategies remain disjointed

After three weeks of budget hearings and with lawmakers now working on the budgets—or parts of budgets—for two fiscal years simultaneously, the strategies to bring the current year’s budget to completion while also getting the FY 2016-2017 budget to the finish line remain disjointed.

Monday, March 14, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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