3 under 3!

3 under 3!

In this week's 3 under 3 we take a look at Gov. Tom Wolf's inauguration, the loss of an influential and respected member of the House Republican staff and Rep. Bryan Cutler's priorities in his new role as House Majority Leader. 

Friday, January 18, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Karen Coates, chief of staff to Turzai, passes away

Karen Coates, chief of staff to Turzai, passes away

Karen Coates passed away Thursday evening following a short illness.

Coates, Chief of Staff to Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) had served as his right hand women since he ascended to the chamber's top position in 2015.
Thursday, January 17, 2019/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Sports betting comes to Turf Club in South Philadelphia

Sports betting comes to Turf Club in South Philadelphia

Fans in South Philadelphia have done many things over the years at games. They’ve witnessed unforgettable moments, watched the Soviet hockey team retreat off the ice mid-period, thrown snowballs at opposing teams, and earned a unique reputation for their passion and commitment. Now, they can legally bet on games.

The Turf Club on Packer Avenue became the newest venue to offer regulated sports betting in Pennsylvania with their grand opening Thursday afternoon. While the fourth in the state and the third in the Philadelphia region, this location is the closest sportsbook to the home of four major league franchises in the United States.

Thursday, January 17, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Representative wants to change food safety laws to allow outdoor dining with dogs

Representative wants to change food safety laws to allow outdoor dining with dogs

Currently 10 states have laws allowing food service establishments to permit dogs in outdoor dining areas: California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island and Tennessee. Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Northampton) is hoping to add Pennsylvania to that list.

Simmons is circulating a cosponsor memo that would provide restaurant owners the choice to permit dogs accompanying their owners in outdoor dining areas.

Thursday, January 17, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
DePasquale announces plan to save taxpayers money through criminal justice reform

DePasquale announces plan to save taxpayers money through criminal justice reform

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale hosted a press conference Thursday morning to discuss ways Pennsylvania can save money and one of those ways is through criminal justice reform. 

DePasquale announced that he plans to create a special report on how he believes the Commonwealth can save taxpayers money from criminal justice reform. 

Thursday, January 17, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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