VIDEO: House Appropriations Chair gives some insight into budget negotiations

VIDEO: House Appropriations Chair gives some insight into budget negotiations

The PLS Reporter caught up with House Appropriations Chair Bill Adolph after an off the floor meeting to see where the House Republicans are so far with budget negotiations. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Governor: No new revenue without pension reform

Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday called legislators to task, saying he will not consider any new sources of revenue unless he sees a bill to reform Pennsylvania’s pension system.

“I told the leaders that I will not talk about revenue until we deal with cost drivers, and the pension [issue] is a cost driver. Let me see what you are going to do with pensions,” he said at a Tuesday news conference.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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VIDEO: Vulakovich wants to give local police radar capabilities for speed enforcement

VIDEO: Vulakovich wants to give local police radar capabilities for speed enforcement

Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), a former local police officer and prime sponsor of SB 1340, a bill that would allow Pennsylvania's municipal police departments to use radar as a means of speed enforcement, spoke about his legislation in a Senate Transportation Committee meeting. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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VIDEO: State Police Commissioner favors local police using radar for speeding in Pennsylvania

VIDEO: State Police Commissioner favors local police using radar for speeding in Pennsylvania

During today's Senate Transportation Committee meeting, Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Col. Frank Noonan discussed his reasons for why he thinks using radar guns should be used as a means of speed enforcement across the state. This proposal is part of SB 1340 by Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) .

Tuesday, June 17, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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House says true liquor privatization necessary for revenue generators

According to a House Republican spokesperson, it will take Senate passage of true liquor privatization and possibly the so-called paycheck protection legislation before the House will take up a natural gas severance tax.

At this point, however, the Senate does not have the votes even for liquor reform, much less full-on privatization.

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Monday, June 16, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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