2016 primary election wrap-up

2016 primary election wrap-up

With just less than 99 percent of precincts reporting, Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary election had a number of immediate and significant impacts for Pennsylvania and the November General Election.

We take a look at how notable, close, and interesting races turned out.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Features
Rotunda Ramblings - February 26, 2016

Rotunda Ramblings - February 26, 2016

This episode of Rotunda Ramblings has The PLS Reporter team break down the week's news, including the House starting impeachment hearings for Attorney General Kathleen Kane, the governor announcing he has a treatable form of prostate cancer, and the start of budget hearings. 

Also, Multimedia Reporter Alanna Koll sits down for an interview with House Appropriations Committee Majority Chairman Bill Adolph (R-Delaware) to talk about budget hearings, what he thinks will happen with figuring out the budget impasse, and what he'll do after retiring from the General Assembly.

CLICK HERE to listen to the episode!

Friday, February 26, 2016/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Capitol Hunger Garden opens for sixth season

Capitol Hunger Garden opens for sixth season

Legislators, anti-hunger advocates, and hunger relief organizations gathered outside the Capitol building Wednesday morning to open and dedicate the Capitol Hunger Garden for the sixth consecutive season.

The small garden sits outside the Capitol building’s House side between the Ryan Office Building and its harvest goes to supply local food shelters.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Event Central
Tags: hunger

GUEST COLUMN from Michael Manzo, VP of Strategic Engagement, Triad Strategies, LLC

The New Way Forward: Constitutional Amendments

Mike Manzo, a vice president at Triad Strategies, takes a look at the increased use of constitutional amendments as a legislative tool in Pennsylvania and asks whether the trend will increase as a means for the General Assembly to circumvent Gov. Tom Wolf's agenda.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Features

General Assembly has $161 million surplus

The Legislative Audit Advisory Committee Monday approved the audit of the General Assembly, which showed the legislative branch of Pennsylvania’s government has a surplus (or a reserve fund) of $161 million, an $8 million increase over last year. 

Monday, February 23, 2015/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Tags: Audit
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