Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 49: Pittsburgh Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle

This week, our Pittsburgh Bureau Chief Alanna Koll sits down with City Councilman Dan Lavelle to talk about his background, initiatives, and what he likes to do in his spare time.

Friday, August 4, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Rotunda Ramblings
With budget revenue agreement languishing, Treasury loans $750 million to General Fund

With budget revenue agreement languishing, Treasury loans $750 million to General Fund

State Treasurer Joe Torsella and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Thursday that a $750 million loan has been authorized by the state Treasury to the General Fund to keep the so-called largest of the state’s checkbooks from reaching a zero balance.

Thursday, August 3, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Through the years with Sen. Stewart Greenleaf

Through the years with Sen. Stewart Greenleaf

Senator Stewart Greenleaf sat down with The PLS Reporter for our new series "Through the Years."  Find out how things have changed from the time he started as a legislator and how things are today. 

Thursday, August 3, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
New Cancer Society report shows Pennsylvania has work to do on policies to reduce cancer diagnoses and death

New Cancer Society report shows Pennsylvania has work to do on policies to reduce cancer diagnoses and death

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released their annual report Thursday which measures how states are doing when it comes to passing and implementing policies proven to reduce death from cancer.

The report had troubling news in terms of how the Commonwealth stacks up in terms of anti-cancer policies.

Thursday, August 3, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: News and Views
House lawmakers look to prioritize regulatory reform

House lawmakers look to prioritize regulatory reform

A group of lawmakers in the state House of Representatives is looking to prioritize regulatory reform in Pennsylvania upon returning to voting session this coming fall.

 

After holding two public hearings on the issue earlier this summer, members of the House State Government Committee on Wednesday held a members-only informational meeting to discuss the previously submitted testimony and set a course of action for the committee to take on regulatory reform.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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