VIDEO: Rep. Payne answers questions regarding expanding and allowing gaming

VIDEO: Rep. Payne answers questions regarding expanding and allowing gaming

House Gaming Oversight Committee chairman John Payne (R-Dauphin) sat down to discuss his thoughts on gaming in PA and how if expansion legislation passes it could be a source of revenues for the state budget.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Rep. Vitali hopes for support with natural gas regulations

VIDEO: Rep. Vitali hopes for support with natural gas regulations

Rep. Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) held a press conference this morning urging Gov. Wolf and others to support proposed natural gas drilling regulations in hopes of making drilling safer. 

Rep. Vitali also shared his opinion on the forced resignation of DEP Secretary John Quigley.
Monday, June 6, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf takes questions after signing House Bill 1552

Gov. Wolf takes questions after signing House Bill 1552

Following a ceremony celebrating the enactment of Act 35, which provides for a new basic education funding formula, Gov. Wolf answered questions about the budget and school funding.

Friday, June 3, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Legislation introduced to ban inmates from posting for “pen pals”

Legislation introduced to ban inmates from posting for “pen pals”

Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington) and Rep. Dom Costa (D-Allegheny) have come together to introduce legislation that would ban Pennsylvania inmates from posting advertisements on websites in search for “pen pals.”

According to information provided by the sponsors, the issue arose after inmate Richard Poplawski –who was convicted of murdering three Pittsburgh police officers—advertised on the website called Convictpenpal.com searching for “friendship” and “legal help,” which led to a concern that this activity might be common among inmates.

Thursday, June 2, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sturla to introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

Sturla to introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

After finding that the commonwealth uses over 6.3 billion gallons of water each day, Rep. Sturla announced he will be introducing the Pennsylvania Water Resource Act, which will enact a water resource fee.

Thursday, June 2, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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