House Republicans showcase steps forward in supporting crime victims

House Republicans showcase steps forward in supporting crime victims

House Republican members joined in the Main Rotunda Wednesday to show their support for victims of abuse. 

The chamber has passed more than a dozen bills this month that House Republican's claim are related to supporting crime victims and abuse survivors. The House also acted in some fashion on all of the recommendations from the grand jury investigation that looked into the sexual abuse that was taking place in the Catholic Church. House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler(R-Lancaster) stated that by the end of today's session, all four recommendations will have passed through the house. He could not speak on what the Senate would do next.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Samuelson, Murt bills to change the state & congressional redistricting process

Samuelson, Murt bills to change the state & congressional redistricting process

Members of Fair Districts PA rallied in the Capitol Tuesday as part of their efforts to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. They were joined by a handful of legislators, including Rep. Steve Samuelson (D-Northampton) and Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery), who have sponsored legislation that would change the state and congressional redistricting process.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislators join advocates, union members to rally against tax fraud

Legislators join advocates, union members to rally against tax fraud

On Monday morning legislators, trade workers, and union members rallied against wage and tax fraud.

Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) was among those who spoke at today's rally and discussed how the Department of Labor and Industry has gone about investigating contractors state fraud and how they are holding violators accountable. She noted that last year the department collected more than a half a million dollars in penalties during their investigations where they visited job sites and conducted over 3,000 audits. 

Monday, April 15, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

From a newly appointed secretary to efforts to reform the state's statute of limitations for child sex abuse all the way to former governors pushing to add nuclear power to the state's alternative energy portfolio. 

Thursday, April 11, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Wolf announces second year of grants towards Teacher in the Workplace programs

Wolf announces second year of grants towards Teacher in the Workplace programs

Gov. Tom Wolf was joined by teachers to announce $2.6 million in grants for Teacher in the Workplace programs around the commonwealth. This is the second year that Gov. Wolf provided grants for this program. 

The goal is to strengthen the collaboration between educators and businesses to prepare students for the skills that are needed for in-demand jobs.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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