Markosek: “The leadership in the House Democratic caucus is at least on board with trying to get those votes” for budget revenue

Markosek: “The leadership in the House Democratic caucus is at least on board with trying to get those votes” for budget revenue

The halls of state Capitol remained quiet Monday as Pennsylvania’s revenue-related budget impasse rolled into its ninth full week.

While a few members of House legislative leadership were in the building, not much visible progress was made toward balancing the state’s $31.99 billion spending plan, which is currently $2.2 billion out of balance.

Monday, August 28, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Kate Klunk

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Kate Klunk

Rep. Kate Klunk (R-York) joined The PLS Reporter for our latest ongoing series: Newer Perspectives, where we sit down with the legislators who are 35 or younger to see what they bring to the legislature and how their views might be different than their more veteran colleagues. 

In this interview find out about when she knew this was the job for her, the obstacles she had to go through, and her new life-changing news.

Friday, August 18, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
E-cigarette and vape rally takes over Capitol Rotunda

E-cigarette and vape rally takes over Capitol Rotunda

Hundreds of Pennsylvanians joined together Monday afternoon to rally against the 40 percent tax increase on e-cigarettes and vape products.

Monday, September 26, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Women in Pennsylvania Government: Rep. Kate Klunk (R-York)

Women in Pennsylvania Government: Rep. Kate Klunk (R-York)

Representative Kate Klunk (R-York) joined The PLS Reporter for "Women in Pennsylvania Government."

From packing potato chips to working in the White House to being a state Representative, Rep. Klunk has done a little bit of everything. 

Monday, August 22, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Proactive agenda ahead for House Gaming Committee

Proactive agenda ahead for House Gaming Committee

Coming in with a total of 26 public hearings in 2015 the House Gaming Oversight Committee holds the studious title of most public hearings held this legislative session. While covering topics such as how to keep Pennsylvania casinos competitive, small games of chance improvements, and fantasy sports, the committee has left almost no gaming topic stone unturned.

To detail what the committee has in store for 2016, Chairman John Payne (R-Dauphin) spoke with The PLS Reporter about what to expect.

Friday, January 22, 2016/Author: Trevor Monk
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