VIDEO: Sen. Regan hopes to end Fentanyl trend with new legislation

VIDEO: Sen. Regan hopes to end Fentanyl trend with new legislation

Earlier this summer Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland) unveiled Senate Bill 1222, a piece of legislation that would create minimum sentencing guidelines for those caught dealing fentanyl.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Wolf creates new advisory commission on LGBTQ rights

Wolf creates new advisory commission on LGBTQ rights

With the wave of his pen, Gov. Tom Wolf is aiming to add more representation for the LGBTQ community to Pennsylvania.

In a statement, the Wolf administration announced the creation of the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Monday, which they claimed was the first of its kind in the nation, to coordinate and push for more inclusive state policy.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Comprehensive redistricting reform is dead for 2020, but allies are still looking at smaller fixes

Comprehensive redistricting reform is dead for 2020, but allies are still looking at smaller fixes

Despite a lot of talk, redistricting reform never advanced out from under the weight of over 600 House amendments.

But despite their failure this year, advocates and lawmakers allies are looking at what they can do without a constitutional amendment to change the system ahead of the next census.
Monday, August 6, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Stephens bill could change bail conditions for repeat DUI offenders

Stephens bill could change bail conditions for repeat DUI offenders

The PLS Reporter sat down with Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to discuss his legislation, House Bill 2538. 

The bill would authorize courts to require an individual to wear an alcohol monitoring device as a condition of bail for repeat DUI offenders.

Monday, August 6, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Tweets of the Week - July 30, 2018

Tweets of the Week - July 30, 2018

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, August 3, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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