Votes and vitriol fill Philly City Council session

Votes and vitriol fill Philly City Council session

After a prolonged and contentious public comment session, Philadelphia’s City Council passed ten bills and resolutions in session Thursday. Issues ranged from increasing Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zones, tax codes, to resolutions taking stances on bills in Harrisburg.
Thursday, September 20, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Philadelphia
Federal judge strikes down Pa. ban on casino investor campaign finance donations

Federal judge strikes down Pa. ban on casino investor campaign finance donations

A federal district judge Wednesday struck down a 2006 Pennsylvania law meant to prevent casino owners and investors from donating money to political campaigns.

In her ruling, Middle District Judge Sylvia Rambo ruled that the law, which was clarified and reimplemented after a successful state court challenge in 2009, violated individuals’ First Amendment rights.

Thursday, September 20, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Conklin talks two-bill package about those who fail to report sexual abuse

Conklin talks two-bill package about those who fail to report sexual abuse

Rep. H. Scott Conklin (D-Centre) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his two-bill package punishing those who fail to report sexual abuse and then work to cover it up.
Thursday, September 20, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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