Sen. Langerholc one of many to rally against removing individuals with disabilities from their workplaces

Sen. Langerholc one of many to rally against removing individuals with disabilities from their workplaces

Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R-Cambria) was one of many legislators who rallied to prevent residents of Pennsylvania with disabilities from being forced out of their workplaces and day programs. 

According to advocates, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is attempting to force individuals with disabilities to spend 75 percent of their time in the community and away from their workshops and programs.

Monday, March 13, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. O'Brien shares details of proposal that would provide a tax credit for student loan interest

Rep. O'Brien shares details of proposal that would provide a tax credit for student loan interest

Rep. Mike O'Brien (D-Philadelphia) joined The PLS Reporter to discuss his proposal that would provide a tax credit for interest paid on students loans.

Thursday, March 9, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Campaign for Fair Education Funding calls on legislators to improve Pennsylvania education

Campaign for Fair Education Funding calls on legislators to improve Pennsylvania education

The executive director of the education law center, Deborah Gordan Klehr, spoke at a press conference Tuesday afternoon where she and other education advocates called on the General Assembly to make education and its related state funding a priority in Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sen. Mensch discusses PA Prostate Cancer Task Force report

Sen. Mensch discusses PA Prostate Cancer Task Force report

Sen. Bob Mensch (R-Montgomery)-the author of the legislation that authorized the prostate cancer task force, SB609/Act 66 of 2015 was joined by Jay Williams, the chairman of the Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition. 

They held a press conference Tuesday morning where they asked the General Assembly to include recommendations from this report in the 2017-2018 state budget and to warn about the danger of prostate cancer.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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AG DePasquale believes regulating and taxing marijuana in Pennsylvania could help reach the $3 billion budget deficit

AG DePasquale believes regulating and taxing marijuana in Pennsylvania could help reach the $3 billion budget deficit

At a press conference Monday morning, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale discussed the benefits that would come from regulating and taxing marijuana in Pennsylvania. 

He estimates that Pennsylvania could gain around $200 million, and believes that would be a recurring number. 
Monday, March 6, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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