Capitol Quick Hits for 5.22.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today. 

  • The Emergency Health Services Federation (FHSF) held a press conference today in the Main Capitol Rotunda to honor the achievement of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers with 25 years of service. 
  • The Pennsylvania Blueprint Communities revitalization initiative inducted six new community teams in the Main Capitol Rotunda. During the ceremony, newly assembled teams of civic leaders heard program organizers explain how they will be able to develop strong local leadership, engage local residents and businesses, and attract investments to build healthier, sustainable communities. 
Thursday, May 22, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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2014 Primary Election Wrap

Want the need-to-know results from yesterday's Primary Election? The PLS Reporter has you covered with an overview of the results HERE.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
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PA's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Found Unconstitutional

US District Court Judge John Jones issued an opinion Tuesday in the case of Whitewood v. Wolf, a case challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits the legal recognition of same-sex marriages in Pennsylvania.

In the opinion, Judge Jones found the law unconstitutional and permanently enjoined the enforcement of the law.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
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Capitol Quick Hits for 5.19.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today. 

  • World Resources Institute (WRI) and PennFuture held a conference call to discuss how Pennsylvania can comply with upcoming changes to power plant standards administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 
  • A coalition of groups including Operation American Spring and the Tri County Campaign for Liberty gathered on the Main Capitol steps to urge people to organize, to vote, and to fight against "government tryranny." 


Monday, May 19, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
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CAPITOL CROWD: Drew Crompton, Chief of Staff to Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson)

CAPITOL CROWD: Drew Crompton, Chief of Staff to Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson)

Drew Crompton, Chief of Staff to President Pro Tempore Sen. Joe Scarnati talks with The PLS Reporter about a typical day at the Capitol, where he likes to vacation with his family, and why he doesn't wear socks. 

Thursday, May 15, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
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