VIDEO: Gov. Wolf discusses new animal cruelty laws

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf discusses new animal cruelty laws

On Tuesday morning, Governor Tom Wolf, Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), and animal rights advocates gathered at the Humane Society of Harrisburg to remind the public that Act 10 of 2017 goes into effect on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Libre's Law not forgotten by the people of Pennsylvania

Libre's Law not forgotten by the people of Pennsylvania

Sen. Richard Alloway (R-Franklin) was joined by Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) and multiple advocates for HB 869 who were hoping to get Libre's Law through the House during the legislature's few remaining session days.

While HB 869 passed through the Senate with flying colors, Sen. Alloway isn't confident that it will be voted out of the House this week. He hopes it will be brought up when the legislature is together again in January.

Monday, November 14, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Playing with house money: Local shares assessment fix sent back to Senate with gaming expansion provisions

Playing with house money: Local shares assessment fix sent back to Senate with gaming expansion provisions

In what could possibly be the final nail in the coffin for a legislative solution this session to the elimination by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court of the local share assessment to be paid by casinos to host municipalities, the House voted to send the bill back to the Senate with additional changes.

 

The legislation passed the House by a narrow margin of 108-71.

Thursday, October 27, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Advocates for Libre's Law work to gain supporters

Advocates for Libre's Law work to gain supporters

Libre's Law advocates joined at the Capitol to convince legislators to vote to pass Sen. Alloway's (R-Franklin) amendment for HB 869. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Libre's Law rally attracts multiple  supporters

Libre's Law rally attracts multiple supporters

Sen. Richard Alloway (R-Franklin) walked down the Capitol steps with the famous Libre, a dog who survived extreme physical cruelty, before joining advocates and pet owners for the rally for Libre's Law Wednesday afternoon. 

Libre's Law is a proposal by Sen. Alloway currently under consideration in the legislature that would increase penalties for those convicted of animal cruelty.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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