Pennsylvania Housing Alliance seeks to prevent budget cuts to critical support programs

Pennsylvania Housing Alliance seeks to prevent budget cuts to critical support programs

On Monday morning in the Capitol Rotunda the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and NeighborWorks hosted a press conference where they spoke out on the need to prevent budget cuts that would affect housing and community development programs.

Monday, June 12, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Rep. McCarter discusses changing the way charter schools are funded

VIDEO: Rep. McCarter discusses changing the way charter schools are funded

At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Rep. McCarter (D-Montgomery) and Rep. Sturla (D-Lancaster) discussed the need for a fair, reasonable and accountable cyber charter school reimbursement plan.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Rep. Rick Saccone discusses gift ban legislation

VIDEO: Rep. Rick Saccone discusses gift ban legislation

On Wednesday morning, The PLS Reporter joined Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) to talk about his bill, House Bill 39, which would limit the amount of gifts legislators can receive from lobbyists. 

After last week's protest where residents of Pennsylvania marched from Philadelphia to Harrisburg to rally in support of House Bill 39, the bill has gained more media coverage and Rep. Saccone discussed why this law needs to be in place.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Physician General Levine joined Rep. Warren to bring awareness to eating disorders

Physician General Levine joined Rep. Warren to bring awareness to eating disorders

On Tuesday afternoon, Pennsylvania's Physician General joined Rep. Perry Warren (D-Bucks) to discuss House Bill 531 which would require schools to provide information about eating disorders.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: House Gaming Oversight Chairman Petri discusses gaming reform legislation

VIDEO: House Gaming Oversight Chairman Petri discusses gaming reform legislation

Rep. Scott Petri (R-Bucks), Majority Chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee, sat down with The PLS Reporter to give us the inside scoop on his thoughts on House Bill 271, how much money it could raise, and when the House might take action on the legislation.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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