Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for the week of December 11

Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for the week of December 11

The state House and Senate wrapped up its legislative agenda for 2017 this week. 

Here's how the Pittsburgh and Allegheny County delegation voted on various pieces of legislation. 

Thursday, December 14, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
Legislators, advocates show support for SB 3

Legislators, advocates show support for SB 3

After the House Health Committee advanced Senate Bill 3 on Monday by a vote of 16-10, some members of the House of Representatives joined with pro-life advocates in the Main Rotunda to show their support for the bill.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Advocates oppose shale tax, urge Republicans to pass a revenue plan

Advocates oppose shale tax, urge Republicans to pass a revenue plan

On Monday, the House of Representatives returned to session to work on a plan to fund the state budget. Along with session resuming, there were multiple press conferences including one with Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) who joined others to urge lawmakers to oppose a natural gas severance tax to help fund the budget.

At a later press conference people asked representatives to pass a revenue plan and discussed the cuts that are going to be made if the House doesn't get a budget together soon.

Monday, September 11, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Leach reintroduces paid family leave bill

Leach reintroduces paid family leave bill

For the third time in three consecutive sessions, Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) is introducing legislation to require certain Pennsylvania employers to provide employees paid family leave benefits.

Thursday, August 24, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Protesters ask Speaker Turzai to return to Harrisburg to finish the budget

VIDEO: Protesters ask Speaker Turzai to return to Harrisburg to finish the budget

On Wednesday, morning a group of protesters gathered outside of Speaker of the House Mike Turzai's office to demand a balanced budget that prioritizes the needs of Pennsylvania’s families.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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