Did You Get The Memo? Censuring Brian Sims, mail-in voting, and vehicle emissions reforms

Did You Get The Memo? Censuring Brian Sims, mail-in voting, and vehicle emissions reforms

Amid all the floor debates, press conferences and committee hearings, the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s newest co-sponsorship memos can get lost in the shuffle. That’s why The PLS Reporter rounds up some of the most noteworthy co-sponsorship memos each week — so you can stay informed of what’s going on in the Capitol.

 

In this week’s feature are memos for proposals that would censure Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) for recent conduct, reform vehicle emissions testing in Pennsylvania and replace in-person voting with mail-in voting.

Friday, May 31, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
Five bills to watch for the week of March 18

Five bills to watch for the week of March 18

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 Sunday hunting to opioids to open government, here are the five bills to watch throughout the week of March 18.
Friday, March 15, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Freshman Focus: Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga)

Freshman Focus: Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga)

Meet Freshman Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga), he represents the 68th district. 

Before running for office Owlett ran his family business and stated that his favorite part of that job was customer service so being able to represent and work with the people of Pennsylvania has always been a dream of his.

Monday, November 5, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video

Tweets of the Week

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Friday, June 8, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
House composition is unchanged as parties trade flips in special elections

House composition is unchanged as parties trade flips in special elections

Of three special elections in the House yesterday, Democrat Helen Tai flipped the 178th in Bucks County. Republican Tim O'Neal did the same to the 48th in Washington County. The only place whose party control remained unchanged was Tioga County's 68th, which Republican Clint Owlett won.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
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