PA eyes participation in US semiquincentennial

PA eyes participation in US semiquincentennial

While the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States is still over eight years away, the federal government and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are already in the beginning stages of planning how to celebrate the birth of the nation.

Monday, November 6, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Jim Christiana

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Jim Christiana

Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) joined The PLS Reporter for our latest ongoing series: Newer Perspectives, where we sit down with the legislators who are 35 or younger to see what they bring to the legislature and how their views might be different than their more veteran colleagues.

Friday, November 3, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video

Tweets of the Week - November 3, 2017

Check out the week as described by Tweets from top Pennsylvania lawmakers and influencers.
Friday, November 3, 2017/Author: Mike Howells
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Forthcoming legislation would require students to receive mental health checkups

Forthcoming legislation would require students to receive mental health checkups

Legislation forthcoming from Rep. Dan Miller (D-Allegheny) would require students to receive a brain health or mental health checkup by the time they enter their early teenage years that will, at a minimum, screen for depression.

Thursday, November 2, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Sec. Topper discusses GO-TIME savings and successes

Sec. Topper discusses GO-TIME savings and successes

On Wednesday morning Secretary of the Department of General Services Curt Topper discussed the details of how his agency reduced government spending on goods and services over the last two years, saving around $143 million. 


Governor Wolf created the Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME) in 2015 to improve government operations and services.

Thursday, November 2, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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