Legislators unveil new legislation to up penalties for those convicted of human trafficking

Legislators unveil new legislation to up penalties for those convicted of human trafficking

Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) were joined by their colleagues and advocates for a press conference where they unveiled the Buyer Beware Act. This act consists of joint pieces of legislation that focus on increasing penalties for criminals who are convicted on certain human trafficking offenses. 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Freshman Focus: Rep. Joe Ciresi

Freshman Focus: Rep. Joe Ciresi

Meet Rep. Joe Ciresi (D-Montgomery), who is representing the 146th district. 

Find out why he decided to run, what his goals are, and what he likes to do in his spare time in The PLS Reporter's Freshman Focus interview. 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Senate Dems name 2019 committee chairs

Senate Dems name 2019 committee chairs

Senate Democrats also named their new committee chairs on Monday. 

All five of the caucus's freshmen took over as committee chairs including Sen. Maria Collett (D-Montgomery), Sen. Steve Santasiero (D-Bucks), Sen. Katie Muth (D-Montogmery) and Sen. Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny) and Sen Tim Kearney (D-Delaware).

Monday, January 7, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: News and Views
Freshman Focus: Rep. Joshua Kail

Freshman Focus: Rep. Joshua Kail

Meet Rep. Joshua Kail (R-Beaver), the new representative of the 15th district. With six kids under the age of eight, Kail leads a busy life, but he still decided to run for office to try to make a difference in Pennsylvania. 

Find out more about why he decided to run for the House, what goals he has for Pennsylvania, and what he likes to do in his spare time with those six kids.

Monday, January 7, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

The new year started off with the Pennsylvania legislators getting sworn into office and electing new committee chairs. Find out more about swearing in day and the new program that will make navigating the Clean Slate law easier in this week's 3 under 3! 

Friday, January 4, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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