PA legislators share swearing-in day on social media

PA legislators share swearing-in day on social media

It was a rare New Year’s Day swearing-in ceremony to start the 203rd session of the Pennsylvania legislature. From the shores of Lake Erie to the banks of the Delaware River, representatives and senators joined in Harrisburg and vowed to uphold the laws and serve their constituents.

For some, it was the first day of a new job. Others returned for another term of elected service. Many shared the afternoon’s proceedings on Twitter.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO:  Advocates call on House Republicans to return to session and finish the budget

VIDEO: Advocates call on House Republicans to return to session and finish the budget

This week, advocates from several groups gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to call on the House Republican leaders to return to call members back to Harrisburg to finish the budget.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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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
Categories: News and Views
End of session legislation update – October 25, 2016

End of session legislation update – October 25, 2016

This update will be amended throughout the day

With many proposals racing to completion or failure as the General Assembly tries to wrap up the 2015-2016 legislative session, here’s an update on where some of the high-profile legislative pieces stand.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Senators call for continuous session until state budget agreement is reached

Senators call for continuous session until state budget agreement is reached

While the House added voting session days for the first two weeks of November, after session concludes this week in the Senate the chamber is not scheduled to return to voting session until November 16, when it will come into session for three days before recessing until early December.

Late last week, calls began to mount for the Senate to return to session until a budget agreement is reached, with Sen. Art Haywood (D-Montgomery) and Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna) calling on the body to remain in session continuously until that time.

Monday, October 26, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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