VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Mike Schlossberg

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Mike Schlossberg

Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh) 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.

Thursday, October 12, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
State and local officials discuss affordable housing troubles in Pittsburgh

State and local officials discuss affordable housing troubles in Pittsburgh

State representatives and local officials gathered in Pittsburgh Wednesday to discuss affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods across the city.

Rep. Dom Costa (D-Morningside) hosted a Democratic Policy Committee meeting in Lawrenceville, one of Pittsburgh’s most rapidly growing and changing city neighborhoods, to determine what state legislators can do to aid local efforts on the topic.

Thursday, October 12, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
PA Secretary of State Cortes resigns

PA Secretary of State Cortes resigns

According to the governor’s office Wednesday, Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortes has resigned.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Gov. Wolf confident October pressure-point payments will not be missed

Gov. Wolf confident October pressure-point payments will not be missed

Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that as he continues to manage the state’s fiscal situation in the absence of a budget-balancing revenue package from the General Assembly, he is confident that State Treasurer Joe Torsella will resume authorizing short-term lending to allow enough cash-on-hand to make October payments to human services providers and public schools.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Second year GO-TIME savings hit $217 million

Second year GO-TIME savings hit $217 million

Gov. Tom Wolf held a press conference Wednesday morning where he announced the savings from the second year of his efforts to save money and reduce costs through the Governors Office of Transportation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency which is more commonly known as GO-TIME. 

Last year GO-TIME saved $156 million and this year it improved, further saving $217 million.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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