Cell phone driving ban slated for April committee agenda following House hearing

Cell phone driving ban slated for April committee agenda following House hearing

With two bills on cell phone use behind the wheel in front of them, the House Transportation Committee heard over two hours of testimony from bereaved parents, state police and industry leaders Tuesday.

Both Rep. Rosemary Brown’s (R-Monroe) HB 1684 and Rep. Thomas Murt’s (R-Montgomery) HB 892 would make driving while using a handheld electronic device illegal for any reason.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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Pittsburgh Mayor announces executive order creating paid safe leave policy

Pittsburgh Mayor announces executive order creating paid safe leave policy

Mayor Bill Peduto Tuesday announced an executive order creating a paid safe leave policy for city employees facing intimate partner violence. Once enacted, the policy will allow victims paid time off to deal with matters such as obtaining medical care, finding safe housing, and filing Protection from Abuse orders if necessary.  

Tuesday, April 3, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
Sen. McGarrigle's bill to provide schools with more revenue for better safety

Sen. McGarrigle's bill to provide schools with more revenue for better safety

Sen. Thomas McGarrigle (R-Delaware) sat down with The PLS Reporter to discuss his bill that would provide recurring revenue for the Safe Schools initiative.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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