Tweets of the Week - November 20, 2017

Check out the week as described in Tweets from top influencers in Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017/Author: Mike Howells
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New bill would create more distance between registered sex offenders and schools

New bill would create more distance between registered sex offenders and schools

Rep. Tina Davis (D-Bucks) and Rep. Pam Snyder (D-Greene) created House Bill 1882, a bill that would prohibit registered sex offenders from living within 2,500 feet of a public school, private school, parochial school, pre-school, or childcare facility.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Through the years with Sen. Christine Tartaglione

Through the years with Sen. Christine Tartaglione

Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) sat down with The PLS Reporter for our new series "Through the Years." Find out how things have changed from the time she started as a legislator and how things are today.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County have "effectively" ended veterans homelessness

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County have "effectively" ended veterans homelessness

Officials said Tuesday that close to 600 homeless veterans have found housing in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County since 2015 thanks to a national program.

Pittsburgh and the county joined veteran advocacy groups in 2014 to create the Pittsburgh Rapid Results Homeless Veterans’ Boot Camp, consisting of service providers across the country to put systems in place to find permanent housing for veterans.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
House committee advances “paycheck protection” bills

House committee advances “paycheck protection” bills

The House State Government Committee took nearly two hours Tuesday afternoon considering, and ultimately passing along a party-line vote, two bills that seek to provide so-called “paycheck protection” by disallowing certain automatic deductions of political-related dues from public employee union paychecks.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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