Bike to Work Week kicks off in Pennsylvania

Bike to Work Week kicks off in Pennsylvania

On Monday morning a group of cyclists met at the Capitol fountain and rode around the city of Harrisburg to kick off Bike to Work Week. 

The cyclists ended at the front Capitol steps and held a press conference to talk about the importance of the biking community and how PennDOT is working to integrate bicycle and pedestrian activities into their transportation network.

Monday, May 15, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Tweets of the Week - May 8, 2017

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Friday, May 12, 2017/Author: Mike Howells
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Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for the week of May 8

Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for the week of May 8

The state General Assembly wrapped up another legislative session week. 

Here's what the Pittsburgh and Allegheny County delegations were up. 

Friday, May 12, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
New municipal electric rate fairness proposal draws swift derision from municipal electric providers

New municipal electric rate fairness proposal draws swift derision from municipal electric providers

Thursday morning, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Lawrence) announced the introduction of legislation aimed at what he called “fairness” among municipal electric providers, requiring them to adopt more uniform and reasonable rates.

 

Shortly following the announcement, the legislation drew swift negative reaction from those providers, who indicated the proposal would have “dramatic unintended consequences.”

Friday, May 12, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Civil Service Commission “bans the box” on state employment applications

Civil Service Commission “bans the box” on state employment applications

Joining in a move announced last week by Gov. Tom Wolf for non-civil service positions, the state Civil Service Commission announced this week that it will no longer include a question about criminal convictions on a majority of employment applications for civil service positions.

Friday, May 12, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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