House members split over bill that would expand background checks for gun purchases

House members split over bill that would expand background checks for gun purchases

State representatives were torn Tuesday, at the House Judiciary Committee’s second public hearing on gun policy, over whether or not to support House Bill 1400, which would require background checks on all firearm purchases. 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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First day of House gun policy hearings reveals bipartisan support for domestic violence bill

First day of House gun policy hearings reveals bipartisan support for domestic violence bill

At the first in a series of public hearings on gun policy scheduled over the next two weeks, both Republicans and Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee said they were in favor of Senate Bill 501, and its House partner, House Bill 2060.
Monday, April 9, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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Lawmaker works to introduce net neutrality bill in House

Lawmaker works to introduce net neutrality bill in House

Rep. Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery) is planning to introduce legislation to protect net neutrality.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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House Committee Chairs announced

House Committee Chairs announced

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced the chairmen of the House standing committees for the 2017-2018 session Thursday, just two days after members were sworn into office for a new term.

Thursday, January 5, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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What will the new General Assembly look like?

What will the new General Assembly look like?

Tuesday, the legislators making up the General Assembly for the 2017-2018 legislative session will officially be sworn into office.

 

Starting on Day 1, what will the new legislature look like?

Monday, January 2, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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