Right 2 Know Episode 21: Sit down with Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland)

Right 2 Know Episode 21: Sit down with Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland)

In a continuation of our two-part series focusing on criminal justice reform, we sit down with Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) to hear about the issue from a Republican lens. We also talk about the upcoming vote on Marsy's Law, which will be on ballots in November, and hear about Delozier's baseball fandom. Like what you hear? Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.
Thursday, August 29, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
JRI II parole reforms face uncertain future after recent murders by parolees

JRI II parole reforms face uncertain future after recent murders by parolees

Many state lawmakers hoped to move forward with reforms to Pennsylvania’s parole system this fall, but a recent spate of murders by parolees may slow passage of the second phase of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative. 

The reforms, known colloquially as JRI II, are designed to reinvest more funding into county probation and parole programs from savings created by other portions of the legislation. However, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee now wants an independent investigation into Pennsylvania’s current parole processes before advancing the bills. 


Tuesday, August 20, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

With the June budget deadline looming closer, both chambers were in session this week pushing through a handful of legislation. 

Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Senate passes Marsy's Law, advocates rejoice

VIDEO: Senate passes Marsy's Law, advocates rejoice

"I'll try not to cry, I've been crying all day," Pennsylvania Victim Advocate, Jennifer Storm, stated before talking with The PLS Reporter about Marsy's Law passing unanimously through the Senate. 

Rep. Sheryl Delozier's (R-Cumberland) bill, House Bill 276 which is also known as Marsy's Law, would amend the state constitution by adding a victims' bill of rights, protecting crime victims and their families. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
5 bills to watch for the week of June 17

5 bills to watch for the week of June 17

We get it, session weeks are busy. That’s why we put together a list of the bills being discussed in committee and on the floor of the General Assembly that are worth devoting your precious time to tracking. From 5G to budget reform, here are five bills to watch for the week of June 17.
Friday, June 14, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
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