House composition is unchanged as parties trade flips in special elections

House composition is unchanged as parties trade flips in special elections

Of three special elections in the House yesterday, Democrat Helen Tai flipped the 178th in Bucks County. Republican Tim O'Neal did the same to the 48th in Washington County. The only place whose party control remained unchanged was Tioga County's 68th, which Republican Clint Owlett won.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
2018 Primary Election Live Blog

2018 Primary Election Live Blog

It's primary day, and The PLS Reporter will be keeping track of the action as it happens. Expect intermittent updates from polling places across the Commonwealth as well as live tracking and analysis of the races as they come in tonight.

Last updated at 12:13 a.m.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018/Author: The PLS Reporter
Pennsylvania already prepared to capitalize on sports betting, House gaming supporters say

Pennsylvania already prepared to capitalize on sports betting, House gaming supporters say

A US Supreme Court ruling that opened up sports betting could impact Pennsylvania within the next year, according to the House’s Gaming Oversight Committee chairman.

Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong) said in a phone interview Monday that language allowing sports betting was already part of the state’s 2017 Fiscal Code.

Monday, May 14, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Philly City Council discusses traffic calming possibilities

Philly City Council discusses traffic calming possibilities

With the city home to one of the highest rates of pedestrian traffic fatalities in America, Philadelphia City Council Monday held a hearing to address keeping kids safe from the dangers of the city’s busy streets.

Monday, May 14, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: Philadelphia
National Bike to Work Week starts with annual ride around Harrisburg

National Bike to Work Week starts with annual ride around Harrisburg

Monday kicked off National Bike to Work Week in Harrisburg and dozens gathered to start off the week with a ride around Harrisburg that ended at the Capitol with a press conference.

The PLS Reporter was in the Rotunda as the riders finished up their ride at the Capitol steps. 

Monday, May 14, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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