DiGirolamo to run for Bucks County Commissioner

DiGirolamo to run for Bucks County Commissioner

After nearly 25 years in the House of Representatives, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) announced last week that he is running for one of the three open seats for Bucks County Commissioner.

For years the GOP has controlled the county government with a two-to-one majority, but with the news that long-time commissioner Charley Martin will be leaving, Democrats are seeing this as their way to take over the majority. But DiGirolamo is used to running against the odds.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: News and Views
Freshman Focus: Rep. Wendy Ullman

Freshman Focus: Rep. Wendy Ullman

Meet Rep. Wendy Ullman (D-Bucks). She joined The PLS Reporter for our series Freshman Focus to tell us about herself. 

Ullman said she decided to run because she felt that what was going on in her district when it came to government wasn't working and she felt it was something that she could contribute to. 

 

Monday, March 4, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

In this week's 3 under 3 The PLS Reporter looked into how cyber charter schools could be affected if Rep. Curt Sonney's (R-Erie) bill gets enacted, Sen. Jake Corman (R-Centre) discussed the possibility of being open to raising minimum wage, and legislators work to bring new life to nuclear power. 

Friday, March 1, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pennsylvania residents can start receiving REAL IDs beginning Friday

Pennsylvania residents can start receiving REAL IDs beginning Friday

October 1, 2020 marks the date that every state resident will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license if they’d like to board domestic commercial flights or enter a federal or military building that requires an ID.

For those who do not get a REAL ID, other forms of identification may be accepted too, such as a valid passport or military ID.

Thursday, February 28, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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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