VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Nick Miccarelli

VIDEO: Newer Perspectives with Rep. Nick Miccarelli

Rep. Nick Miccarelli (R-Delaware) 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, September 14, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Advocates oppose shale tax, urge Republicans to pass a revenue plan

Advocates oppose shale tax, urge Republicans to pass a revenue plan

On Monday, the House of Representatives returned to session to work on a plan to fund the state budget. Along with session resuming, there were multiple press conferences including one with Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) who joined others to urge lawmakers to oppose a natural gas severance tax to help fund the budget.

At a later press conference people asked representatives to pass a revenue plan and discussed the cuts that are going to be made if the House doesn't get a budget together soon.

Monday, September 11, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. DiGirolamo unveils new alternative budget proposal

Rep. DiGirolamo unveils new alternative budget proposal

Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) unveiled a new budget proposal that would help balance the budget without the need of borrowing. 

The proposal includes a Personal Income Tax increase of .25 percentage points to 3.32 percent, a 3 percent shale tax, revenue from gaming, revenue from liquor privatization, revenue from the expansion of the Sales and Use Tax that includes online marketplaces and booking agents and money from fund transfers. 

 

Thursday, September 7, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf, legislators discuss "It's On Us PA" campaign legislative package

Gov. Wolf, legislators discuss "It's On Us PA" campaign legislative package

Gov. Tom Wolf joined legislators, and students from Pennsylvania colleges to discuss the "It's On Us PA" campaign, which would work towards ending sexual assault in schools in across the state. Part of this campaign are six bills that Gov. Wolf and legislators discussed at Wednesday's press conference.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sec. Topper kicks off Procurement Expo and Forum

Sec. Topper kicks off Procurement Expo and Forum

Secretary of the Department of General Services, Curt Topper, kicked off the 2017 Pennsylvania Procurement Expo and Forum at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Center on Wednesday morning.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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