VIDEO: 2019 Capitol All-Star Game!

VIDEO: 2019 Capitol All-Star Game!

Take a look at this year's highlight reel from the 2019 Capitol All-Star Game. 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislators push to bring back General Assistance

Legislators push to bring back General Assistance

A handful of legislators held a press conference where they joined advocates and former recipients of the General Assistance program to talk about the importance of restarting program and share stories of how the program was assisting Pennsylvanian's in need. 

After the program was shut down legislators have worked to create new legislation that would assist those who lost the $200 a month that they were receiving from General Assistance. 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislators introduce a bill that would put adult changing tables in public buildings for people with disabilities

Legislators introduce a bill that would put adult changing tables in public buildings for people with disabilities

Rep. Dan Miller (D-Allegheny) held a press conference where he was joined by Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), Sen. Pam Iovino (D-Allegheny) and advocates to push for adding adult changing facilities in public buildings to help people with disabilities and their families.

Bartolotta has always been a supporter of making things easier for people with special needs and their families and she spoke about the importance of this bill. 

Monday, September 23, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

This week the House was back in session and through meetings and press conferences, a number of hot topics were brought up - from redistricting to gun laws all the way to a package of bills involving the natural gas industry. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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DeLuca unveils legislation that puts a freeze on property taxes for seniors

DeLuca unveils legislation that puts a freeze on property taxes for seniors

On Wednesday morning Rep. Anthony DeLuca (D-Allegheny) unveiled House Bill 165 which would lift the sales tax exemption for advertising, and the money made would go towards creating a property tax freeze for senior citizens. 

DeLuca stated that by placing this tax on advertisements, it could generate $135 million for seniors who have a yearly income of less than $40,000.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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