Tuesday's press events discussed new fracking violations laws, bills to strengthen PA's PFA laws, and more

Tuesday's press events discussed new fracking violations laws, bills to strengthen PA's PFA laws, and more

Today at the Capitol members of the PennEnviornment Research and Policy center held a press conference to release a new report.

Also in the main rotunda there was the Fayette County Special Olympics contestants campaigned for “spread the word to end the word”.

Also, a group of senators unveiled four new bills that they are hoping offer more protection to victims of domestic abuse. 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Monday's press conferences introduced a new phone application and a new gaming expansion proposal

Monday's press conferences introduced a new phone application and a new gaming expansion proposal

There were two press conferences at the Capitol Monday, starting off with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and others introducing a new phone application that is made to help victims of crime in the Commonwealth. 

At a later press conference legislators introduced a new bipartisan gaming expansion proposal.

Monday, March 27, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Capitol behind the scenes- Capitol Restoration

Capitol behind the scenes- Capitol Restoration

Go behind the scenes with The PLS Reporter and Jason Wilson from the Capitol Preservation Committee to find out interesting facts about the Capitol. 

In this installment, we find out some interesting facts about the Capitol's restoration.
Thursday, March 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Wednesday brought multiple press conferences to the Capitol

Wednesday brought multiple press conferences to the Capitol

Starting with the American Red Cross, the Capitol saw lots of press conferences throughout Wednesday. 

Representatives from American Rep Cross joined to discuss certain safety measures.

Later lawmakers joined to discuss priorities of the PA SAFE Caucus which brings light to state firearm and public safety. 

Next Sen. Arthur Haywood (D-Montgomery) and Sen. Vincent Hughes(D-Philadelphia) joined others to announce a new plan to gain additional revenue for the Commonwealth. 

Lastly, several Democratic lawmakers joined to discuss the effects the commonwealth would face if the Affordable Care Act would be repealed.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Tuesdays events include Pitt day, questioning lawmakers on Trumpcare stance, and hope for clean air

Tuesdays events include Pitt day, questioning lawmakers on Trumpcare stance, and hope for clean air

At the Capitol Tuesday, students from the University of Pittsburgh took over the Rotunda as students walked around asking for money and support. 

Also, at the Capitol residents, of Pennsylvania held a press conference supporting Governor Wolf's proposal to reduce methane emissions from new oil and gas operations. 

Lastly, the Capitol steps were filled with people chanting "whose side are you on?" which was referring to state representatives and their stance on Trumpcare.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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