VIDEO: Sen. Greenleaf discusses organ donation legislation

VIDEO: Sen. Greenleaf discusses organ donation legislation

Sen. Stewart Greenleaf (R-Montgomery) discusses SB 850, legislation that would update the organ donation law to allow for a faster donation process. The bill is currently set on the Senate calendar. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Video

Medical marijuana bill’s committee vote put off one day

Though sunshined for a Senate Appropriations Committee vote, a bill legalizing certain forms of medical marijuana was put off Monday afternoon.

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman (R-Centre) and prime sponsor Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon) have indicated the committee is likely to vote on the bill and related amendments in committee Tuesday.

Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
P3 Rapid Bridge Replacement Project to make a dent in number of structurally deficient bridges

P3 Rapid Bridge Replacement Project to make a dent in number of structurally deficient bridges

Monday, Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Sec. Barry Schoch announced the list of 558 bridges that will be a part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project to replace the direst of structurally deficient bridges in Pennsylvania.

According to Sec. Schoch, the program has been made possible through Act 89 transportation infrastructure funding and legislation allowing for greater use of public-private partnerships (P3s).

Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views

Capitol Quick Hits for 9.22.14

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

  • Tom Wolf, Democratic Candidate for Governor, spoke at this month's Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon today at the Hilton hotel in Harrisburg. Some topics he discussed were voter turnout and his support for a plan to raise state income tax in exchange for a dollar-for-dollar reduction in local school property taxes. 
Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Event Central
VIDEO: Sen. Folmer provides updates on his medical marijuana legislation

VIDEO: Sen. Folmer provides updates on his medical marijuana legislation

The PLS Reporter caught up with the prime sponsor of SB 1182, Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon), to discuss the latest updates on the legislation that would provide for the medical use of marijuana in Pennsylvania. 

Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Video
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