Right 2 Know Episode 23: Sit down with Rep. Mike Schlossberg

Right 2 Know Episode 23: Sit down with Rep. Mike Schlossberg

This week on Right 2 Know we ring in lawmakers' return to Harrisburg by interviewing Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh). We talk with him about how his personal experience has informed his work on mental health policy, what more the commonwealth should be doing for those in need of behavioral health services and get an update on the Suicide Prevention Taskforce. He also does a stellar impression of Rep. Marty Flynn and tells us his favorite Muppets character. Like what you hear? Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
Friday, September 20, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Did You Get The Memo? E-cigarettes, cross-filing and school choice

Did You Get The Memo? E-cigarettes, cross-filing and school choice

Amid all the floor debates, press conferences and committee hearings, the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s newest co-sponsorship memos can get lost in the shuffle. That’s why The PLS Reporter rounds up some of the most noteworthy co-sponsorship memos each week, so you can stay informed of what’s going on in the Capitol.

In this week’s feature are memos for proposals that would ban flavored e-cigarettes in Pennsylvania, eliminate cross-filing for public office candidates and provide scholarship grants to students in Harrisburg schools.
Friday, September 20, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
3 highlights from a House hearing on climate change

3 highlights from a House hearing on climate change

As international climate rallies take place across the globe, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a hearing to learn more about the Wolf Administration’s efforts to combat climate change. 

The hearing offered a glimpse into the future of climate-related policy in the General Assembly, which would have to appease both Democrats and Republicans before making it to the Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk. 
Friday, September 20, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
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