2014 Primary Election Wrap

Want the need-to-know results from yesterday's Primary Election? The PLS Reporter has you covered with an overview of the results HERE.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Tags: Election

PA's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Found Unconstitutional

US District Court Judge John Jones issued an opinion Tuesday in the case of Whitewood v. Wolf, a case challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits the legal recognition of same-sex marriages in Pennsylvania.

In the opinion, Judge Jones found the law unconstitutional and permanently enjoined the enforcement of the law.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views

Capitol Quick Hits for 5.19.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today. 

  • World Resources Institute (WRI) and PennFuture held a conference call to discuss how Pennsylvania can comply with upcoming changes to power plant standards administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 
  • A coalition of groups including Operation American Spring and the Tri County Campaign for Liberty gathered on the Main Capitol steps to urge people to organize, to vote, and to fight against "government tryranny." 


Monday, May 19, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Event Central
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CAPITOL CROWD: Drew Crompton, Chief of Staff to Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson)

CAPITOL CROWD: Drew Crompton, Chief of Staff to Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson)

Drew Crompton, Chief of Staff to President Pro Tempore Sen. Joe Scarnati talks with The PLS Reporter about a typical day at the Capitol, where he likes to vacation with his family, and why he doesn't wear socks. 

Thursday, May 15, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: VideoCapitol Crowd
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CAPITOL CROWD: CJ Hafner, Chief Counsel to Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny)

CAPITOL CROWD: CJ Hafner, Chief Counsel to Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny)

The PLS Reporter sat down with CJ Hafner, Chief Counsel to Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny). He discussed his job, how he came to work at the state Capitol, and what he enjoys doing in his free time. 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: VideoCapitol Crowd
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