Philadelphia, state considering electric scooters

Philadelphia, state considering electric scooters

Philadelphia Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson (D-District 2) drops off his two young children at daycare before going to work. He sees fellow parents using different forms of transportation to unload their kids.

“Probably half the parents I see bringing their children to school are just on those little children’s scooters,” he said while chairing a joint committee on Wednesday. “They’re also setting up the mind frame of using those scooters as a mode of transportation, whether it’s now or later.”

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Movita Johnson-Harrell looks to make history with Assembly bid, as special election date looms

Movita Johnson-Harrell looks to make history with Assembly bid, as special election date looms

Movita Johnson-Harrell is no stranger to the 190th House District.

A mainstay of the area through her work with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office as a supervisor of victim/witness services and restorative justice, Johnson-Harrell even ran a primary challenge to former Rep. Vanessa Lowery-Brown in 2016.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Quinn hopes new bills would cut down on violence kids portray due to video games

Quinn hopes new bills would cut down on violence kids portray due to video games

Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) spoke with The PLS Reporter about his bills, HB 108 and 109, which would put a 10 percent sales tax on violent video games. The money raised from the tax would be intended for funding school safety enhancements. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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