VIDEO: Corman releases documents in NCAA lawsuit, calling for NCAA to investigate PART I

VIDEO: Corman releases documents in NCAA lawsuit, calling for NCAA to investigate PART I

In a Wednesday morning press conference, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) released more than 4,900 pages of documents from his lawsuit against the NCAA to outline the manipulative tactics used against Penn State University, and called for the NCAA to investigate and hold accountable those involved. 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015/Author: Alanna Koll
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UPDATED: House liquor privatization bill to be considered at the end of February

House leadership sources confirmed Tuesday that the chamber plans to start moving a liquor privatization bill during the last session week of February.

“That’s the plan,” Steve Miskin, spokesperson for the House Speaker and Majority Leader, told The PLS Reporter.

While a bill has not been formally introduced, Miskin said the legislation will likely drop either later Tuesday or on Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Vagueness concerns plague bill banning legislative nonprofits

Though it moved through the House State Government Committee overwhelmingly Tuesday, a bill that would codify a current House rule banning legislative nonprofits sparked concerns from some lawmakers that the language is too vague.

House Bill 14 has been introduced by Rep. Jim Marshall (R-Beaver) as a means to codify the existing internal House rule that prohibits—according to a caucus bill summary—members from creating or maintaining a “nonprofit corporation or other entity whose primary purpose is to receive funds under the General Appropriations Act or another appropriations act at the discretion or by the reason of the influence of a member for the use at the direction or discretion of the member.”

Tuesday, February 10, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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VIDEO: Reed confident liquor privatization bill will pass in February

VIDEO: Reed confident liquor privatization bill will pass in February

During a visit to the Capitol newsroom, House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) discusses voting on a liquor privatization bill and the agenda of his caucus. 

Tuesday, February 10, 2015/Author: Alanna Koll
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Status check on Gov. Wolf’s department head nominations

The final announcement of Gov. Tom Wolf’s picks to head Pennsylvania’s various executive branch departments came before his inauguration in January, but not much has been heard about the status of cabinet since then except for brief mentions that the nominations could be a potential pressure point as a result of the governor’s actions in the firing of Erik Arneson from the Office of Open Records.

So, what is their status?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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