VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Ryan Bizzarro

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Ryan Bizzarro

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) 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 21, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Jordan Harris

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Jordan Harris

Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia) 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 21, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Senate non-concurs in House revenue plan, seeks to restart negotiations in earnest

Senate non-concurs in House revenue plan, seeks to restart negotiations in earnest

In a day headlined by the state receiving a downgraded bond rating due to—among other reasons—its ongoing budget-related impasse, the Pennsylvania Senate Wednesday by a vote of 43-7 took the procedural step of voting to not concur in the latest budget-balancing plan passed by the House.

 

The hope is that the procedural move will set up a conference committee to swiftly move an agreed-to plan when one is reached.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
The Pennsylvania Medical Freedom Alliance advocated against the halt on the medical cannabis program

The Pennsylvania Medical Freedom Alliance advocated against the halt on the medical cannabis program

On Wednesday morning, The Pennsylvania Medical Freedom Alliance gathered in the Capitol to explain why the medical cannabis program is so important and what could happen if the program is halted. 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
State and federal regulators to review PWSA operations this week

State and federal regulators to review PWSA operations this week

This week, state and federal regulators are taking a closer look at the operations of one of PWSA’s water treatment plants.  


The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will conduct a Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of the Aspinwall Water Treatment Plant’s water operations. The purpose of the evaluation is to identify areas of improvement and to ensure optimization, regulatory compliance, and protect public health, said PWSA in a statement.  

Wednesday, September 20, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
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