Wednesday brought multiple press conferences to the Capitol

Wednesday brought multiple press conferences to the Capitol

Starting with the American Red Cross, the Capitol saw lots of press conferences throughout Wednesday. 

Representatives from American Rep Cross joined to discuss certain safety measures.

Later lawmakers joined to discuss priorities of the PA SAFE Caucus which brings light to state firearm and public safety. 

Next Sen. Arthur Haywood (D-Montgomery) and Sen. Vincent Hughes(D-Philadelphia) joined others to announce a new plan to gain additional revenue for the Commonwealth. 

Lastly, several Democratic lawmakers joined to discuss the effects the commonwealth would face if the Affordable Care Act would be repealed.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Tuesdays events include Pitt day, questioning lawmakers on Trumpcare stance, and hope for clean air

Tuesdays events include Pitt day, questioning lawmakers on Trumpcare stance, and hope for clean air

At the Capitol Tuesday, students from the University of Pittsburgh took over the Rotunda as students walked around asking for money and support. 

Also, at the Capitol residents, of Pennsylvania held a press conference supporting Governor Wolf's proposal to reduce methane emissions from new oil and gas operations. 

Lastly, the Capitol steps were filled with people chanting "whose side are you on?" which was referring to state representatives and their stance on Trumpcare.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Monday's press conferences have legislators decrying anti-Semitic acts and wishing for more opportunities for disadvantaged businesses

Monday's press conferences have legislators decrying anti-Semitic acts and wishing for more opportunities for disadvantaged businesses

Find out about what happened at press conferences at the Capitol today. 

Watch as legislators join to state that they stand together and don't condone the recent disrespectful acts against people of the Jewish faith. 

Also at a later press conference Rep. Wheatley, Sen. Hughes, Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, and the Women's Caucus hosted a Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise event.

Monday, March 20, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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PA labor leaders voice concerns over Trump's Supreme Court pick

PA labor leaders voice concerns over Trump's Supreme Court pick

Rick Bloomingdale, President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO spoke at a press conference Thursday urging Pennsylvania's US senators to vote against Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Thursday, March 16, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Capitol behind the scenes- The Clocks

Capitol behind the scenes- The Clocks

Go behind the scenes with The PLS Reporter and Jason Wilson from the Capitol Preservation Committee to find out interesting facts about the Capitol. 

In this installment, we find out some interesting facts about those clocks you see all around the Capitol.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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