Rep. Stephens goes into depth about HB 741

Rep. Stephens goes into depth about HB 741

The PLS Reporter was joined by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) where he opened up about House Bill 741, which would reimpose mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Opposition to House GOP-crafted budget grows

Opposition to House GOP-crafted budget grows

Voices both inside and outside of the Capitol are starting to express their concerns about the potential negative impact of the House GOP-passed budget plan that was sent to the Senate after a largely party-line vote Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) discusses legalization of VGTs in bars and taverns

Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) discusses legalization of VGTs in bars and taverns

Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) joined The PLS Reporter to discuss his thoughts on legalizing video gaming terminals (VGTs) in bars and taverns.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
House sends Senate $31.52 billion budget bill

House sends Senate $31.52 billion budget bill

The House of Representatives Tuesday voted largely along party-line vote of 114-84 to send the Senate a $31.52 billion spending plan, despite not having an articulated, supportable plan for funding it.

 

"This is a responsible, sustainable budget for FY 2017-2018," said House Appropriations Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York). "It's a departure from past years and a good first step in the direction of reinventing government."

Tuesday, April 4, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
The Capitol saw a push for equal pay laws, legislators against the Right to Work Act, and a new House Bill Tuesday

The Capitol saw a push for equal pay laws, legislators against the Right to Work Act, and a new House Bill Tuesday

Today Rep. Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster) held a press conference where he introduced HB 959, relating to State Police protection for municipalities without their own police departments.

Later in the Main Rotunda Legislators joined advocates where they held a rally for equal pay for women.

Lastly legislators stood and gave their opinions on the "Right-To-Work" legislation.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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