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This week The PLS Reporter met with one legislator who is trying to get rid of the need to have a permit to have a lemonade stand, Rep. Elect David Rowe (R-Snyder) took over former Representative Fred Keller's seat, and Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) unveiled legislation to completely eliminate school property taxes. 

Thursday, August 22, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Lemonade stands remain illegal in PA without a permit, one legislator is working to change that

VIDEO: Lemonade stands remain illegal in PA without a permit, one legislator is working to change that

Most people are unaware that in Pennsylvania children under the age of 18 are not allowed to have a lemonade stand without purchasing a permit beforehand. 

After seeing how this law affected one of his own residents, Rep. Gerald Mullery (D-Luzerne) decided he would sponsor a bill changing that rule.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Rep. Ryan unveils legislation eliminating school property taxes

Rep. Ryan unveils legislation eliminating school property taxes

Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) hosted a press conference Tuesday morning where he unveiled House Bill 13,  which calls for a total elimination of the school property tax within two years. 

Ryan's legislation would replace school property taxes with an increase of 1.85 percent to the local Personal Income Tax, an increase to the local sales tax of 2 percent on food and clothing, and a tax on retirement income at a rate of 4.92 percent. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

This week Governor Tom Wolf announced a slate of reforms to the state's charter school laws, people joined for a meeting on abolishing school property taxes, and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale put out recommendations to ensure district justices are not wrongfully giving out criminal records. 

Friday, August 16, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
DePasquale gives recommendations after district justices wrongfully give out criminal records

DePasquale gives recommendations after district justices wrongfully give out criminal records

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Monday morning to announce recommendations and a call for action to ensure that Pennsylvania's district justices are not wrongfully giving people a criminal record for offences that should be classified as civil violations. 

DePasquale released an audit that showed in an Erie County District Court a former district justice incorrectly filed criminal charges for theft of services in situations that should have been civil complaints. 

Monday, August 12, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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