Reed to advance Senate redistricting bill unamended

Reed to advance Senate redistricting bill unamended

Redistricting will have its day in the House, according to Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana).


“We will probably kick it out in current form,” Reed said.

This story was updated at 5:23 p.m. Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Budget bill with no tax increases, increased school spending put on fast track

Budget bill with no tax increases, increased school spending put on fast track

The House Appropriations Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to advance a $32.7 billion 2018-19 budget in what lawmakers hope will start a swift march to finish it ahead of the state’s traditional June 30 deadline.

House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) said he expected a final floor vote on the bill Wednesday before sending it to the Senate.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Pittsburgh City Council approves centralized record-keeping system

Pittsburgh City Council approves centralized record-keeping system

In Pittsburgh for a number of years the Office of the City Clerk has been responsible for keeping track of records related to city council matters and legislation. All other city departments have been responsible for their own records, without uniform standards or resources. According to city officials this has led to less than stellar record keeping. Two bills, 539 and 540, which received their final vote Tuesday, seek to change that.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
Supporters, Lawmakers celebrate rare disease awareness day

Supporters, Lawmakers celebrate rare disease awareness day

Dozens of advocates and legislators joined in the Capitol Tuesday morning to support PA National Rare Disease Day and the more than 1.2 million people in Pennsylvania who are affected by a rare disease.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: House State Government passes Grove package to reinvent and merge state agencies

VIDEO: House State Government passes Grove package to reinvent and merge state agencies

Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) spoke with The PLS Reporter after the House State Government Committee passed out a package of bills that he claims will reinvent state government. 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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