VIDEO: House Labor committee passes one workers comp bill but chairman puts a hold on another

VIDEO: House Labor committee passes one workers comp bill but chairman puts a hold on another

On Monday afternoon the House Labor and Industry Committee met to consider two pieces of Workers' Compensation legislation - House Bill 1840 and Senate Bill 676. One - HB 1840 by Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) - was amended and passed with along a party-line vote with Republicans voting in favor, however SB 676 was amended and held in committee. The PLS Reporter spoke with Chairman Kauffman to find out more about his legislation, and why SB 676 was held over.
Monday, June 4, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pennsylvania federal and state lawmakers promote school safety agendas

Pennsylvania federal and state lawmakers promote school safety agendas

Surrounded by a gauntlet of metal detectors, dogs and guards toting machine guns, Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11th District) knows he’s well protected in the nation's Capitol Building.

But looking out to the nation’s schools — which recently have been the site of gruesome mass shootings drawing a gamut of emotions from sadness to fear to outrage — Barletta sees far fewer resources, and it makes him think.

Friday, June 1, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
House Democrats investigate breast cancer coverage legislation

House Democrats investigate breast cancer coverage legislation

The House Democratic Policy Committee at a public hearing Wednesday discussed a bill that would provide additional insurance coverage for women susceptible to breast cancer.

Friday, June 1, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: 3 under 3!

VIDEO: 3 under 3!

Check out this week's three events in under three minutes!
Friday, June 1, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Tags: 3 under 3

Tweets of the Week - May 28, 2018

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, June 1, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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