Rep. Stephens bill seeks to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Stephens bill seeks to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his bill, House Bill 1527, which would update the current law about reporting child abuse.

Thursday, March 15, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Rep. Stephens' bill to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Stephens' bill to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his bill, HB 1527, which would update the current law about reporting child abuse.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Eleventh hour effort by severance tax supporters to bring up legislation fails

Eleventh hour effort by severance tax supporters to bring up legislation fails

A late night effort Tuesday by a bipartisan group of supporters of natural gas severance tax legislation failed to get the constitutional majority needed to call the bill up to continue debate on the amendment process related to the legislation.

 

While the motion by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) received a majority vote from members present, such a motion requires a constitutional majority of all members seated in the House.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Gov. Wolf discusses new animal cruelty laws

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf discusses new animal cruelty laws

On Tuesday morning, Governor Tom Wolf, Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), and animal rights advocates gathered at the Humane Society of Harrisburg to remind the public that Act 10 of 2017 goes into effect on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Legislators express concerns about potential merger of Department of Corrections, Board of Probation and Parole in House committee hearing

Legislators express concerns about potential merger of Department of Corrections, Board of Probation and Parole in House committee hearing

The House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing Thursday to discuss another consolidation attempt from Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal: the consolidation of the Department of the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole.

This consolidation, under Senate Bill 522 and Senate Bill 523, would merge the two entities together, a system that a majority of other states use. 

Thursday, May 25, 2017/Author: Kyle Maguire
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