Capitol Quick Hits for 9.15.14

Capitol Quick Hits for 9.15.14

Members of Humane PA and other animal activists gathered in the Main Rotunda on Monday to bring awareness to HB 1750, a bill to prohibit the slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption. The legislation would also end live pigeon shoot contests. 

Speakers at the event included President & CEO of HSUS, Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO of Humane PA, Karel Minor, and Rep. John Maher (Allegheny). 

Monday, September 15, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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CAPITOL CROWD: Miriam Fox, Democratic Executive Director for the House Appropriations Committee

CAPITOL CROWD: Miriam Fox, Democratic Executive Director for the House Appropriations Committee

The PLS Reporter sat down with Miriam Fox, the Democratic Executive Director for the House Appropriations Committee to discuss her career, where she got her start, and the places she likes to hike. 

Thursday, September 11, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Capitol Crowd
VIDEO: Grove discusses wanted changes to PlanCon

VIDEO: Grove discusses wanted changes to PlanCon

Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) held a press conference Wednesday to discuss HB 2124- a plan for a more modern and simplified process of reimbursement from the state to school districts for construction projects. This process is also known as PlanCon. In this clip, Rep. Grove discusses what he would like to see changed. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Video
A LOOK BACK with Sen. Edwin Erickson (R-Delaware)

A LOOK BACK with Sen. Edwin Erickson (R-Delaware)

Sen. Edwin Erickson (R-Delaware) sat down with The PLS Reporter at his district office in Drexel Hill to discuss his time in the legislature, his greatest accomplishments, and his plans to stay busy during retirement. 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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A LOOK BACK with Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair)

A LOOK BACK with Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair)

We talked with Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) about his upcoming retirement from the General Assembly, his favorite memories in the Capitol, and all of his proud accomplishments. 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: A Look Back
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