Sec. Miller discusses alcohol prevention during pregnancy

Sec. Miller discusses alcohol prevention during pregnancy

On Monday morning, members of Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration joined together in the Capitol Rotunda to discuss alcohol prevention during Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder awareness month.

Monday, September 18, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: DePasquale's year-long review of 'State of the Child' report shows negative findings

VIDEO: DePasquale's year-long review of 'State of the Child' report shows negative findings

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Thursday afternoon where he shared his findings from his year-long review of Pennsylvania's children and youth services. 

DePasquale stated that what he found in his "State of the Child" report is appalling. This report includes seven report observations and also 17 recommendations for improvement.
Thursday, September 14, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Nick Miccarelli

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Nick Miccarelli

Rep. Nick Miccarelli (R-Delaware) joined The PLS Reporter for our latest ongoing series: Newer Perspectives, where we sit down with the legislators who are 35 or younger to see what they bring to the legislature and how their views might be different than their more veteran colleagues.
Thursday, September 14, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Advocates oppose shale tax, urge Republicans to pass a revenue plan

Advocates oppose shale tax, urge Republicans to pass a revenue plan

On Monday, the House of Representatives returned to session to work on a plan to fund the state budget. Along with session resuming, there were multiple press conferences including one with Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) who joined others to urge lawmakers to oppose a natural gas severance tax to help fund the budget.

At a later press conference people asked representatives to pass a revenue plan and discussed the cuts that are going to be made if the House doesn't get a budget together soon.

Monday, September 11, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. DiGirolamo unveils new alternative budget proposal

Rep. DiGirolamo unveils new alternative budget proposal

Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) unveiled a new budget proposal that would help balance the budget without the need of borrowing. 

The proposal includes a Personal Income Tax increase of .25 percentage points to 3.32 percent, a 3 percent shale tax, revenue from gaming, revenue from liquor privatization, revenue from the expansion of the Sales and Use Tax that includes online marketplaces and booking agents and money from fund transfers. 

 

Thursday, September 7, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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