Legislators, advocates and those affected rally for bill to prohibit abortion of children with Down syndrome

Legislators, advocates and those affected rally for bill to prohibit abortion of children with Down syndrome

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) spoke at a rally Monday afternoon to discuss House Bill 2050. This bill would prohibit the abortion of a child due solely to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Lawmakers introduce legislation that will help with grandparents raising grandchildren

Lawmakers introduce legislation that will help with grandparents raising grandchildren

On Monday morning, Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks) was joined by Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne), other legislators, cabinet officials, and advocates to introduce bills that would help grandparents who are raising grandchildren in the commonwealth.

Monday, March 12, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sen. Vulakovich hopes to have PA jump on board the National Blue Alert System train

Sen. Vulakovich hopes to have PA jump on board the National Blue Alert System train

Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) has introduced the "blue alert" bill. This bill would activate an emergency alert response to the nearby public for any incident involving the endangerment, injury or death of a law enforcement officer and the suspect involved.

Friday, March 9, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. Stephens' bill to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Stephens' bill to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his bill, HB 1527, which would update the current law about reporting child abuse.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sen. Wagner's bill seeks to make OIG's reports more transparent

Sen. Wagner's bill seeks to make OIG's reports more transparent

Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York) has introduced Senate Bill 1018 which will require any report requested of the Inspector General by an elected official to be made public.
Monday, March 5, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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