Wolf signs sixth opioid disaster deceleration renewal

Wolf signs sixth opioid disaster deceleration renewal

On Friday afternoon, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that he is signing the sixth renewal of his opioid disaster declaration.

The declaration was put into place in 2018 to focus on recovery, treatment and prevention of opioid overdoses. 

Friday, June 14, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

From discussions about raising minimum wage to new legislation mirroring Gov. Tom Wolf's Restore PA plan to a new report being released with information about Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) and sexual assault claims. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sturla, Wolf call for support for legislation placing a fee on municipalities using solely state police coverage

Sturla, Wolf call for support for legislation placing a fee on municipalities using solely state police coverage

Rep. Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster) and Gov. Tom Wolf were joined by other members of the House and Senate to ask for support for Sturla's House Bill 959 which would require municipalities to pay a fee if they do not have a local police department and rely on Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) instead. 

The money that is currently being used to support PSP covering these areas is coming out of Pennsylvania's Motor License Fund (MLF) which is the money that funds road and bridge maintenance. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Members of the House and Senate call for an end to workplace violence

Members of the House and Senate call for an end to workplace violence

Sen. Katie Muth (D-Montgomery) was joined by colleagues in the House and the Senate to call for an end to workplace harassment.

The legislators also highlighted what they have been working on to end workplace harassment and called on Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) to resign. 

Monday, June 10, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Karen's Law would prolong the time between parole applications for incarcerated sexually violent predators

Karen's Law would prolong the time between parole applications for incarcerated sexually violent predators

A rally was held in the Main Rotunda Monday morning where Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) was joined by his colleagues, Pennsylvania Victim Advocate Jennifer Storm, and Karen Widdoss from Karen's Law, to highlight support for Senate Bill 123. 

The legislation would limit parole eligibility for sexually violent predators and prolong the time between parole applications from one year to three years. 

Monday, June 10, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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