AG Shapiro addresses the failure of the Harrisburg Resource Recovery Facility

AG Shapiro addresses the failure of the Harrisburg Resource Recovery Facility

Attorney General Josh Shapiro held a press conference Thursday afternoon to discuss a report that was issued by a statewide investigating grand jury that examined the failure of the Harrisburg Resource Recovery Facility and the impact it had on Harrisburg financially.
Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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This Saturday is the 13th National Drug Take Back day

This Saturday is the 13th National Drug Take Back day

On Thursday at the Capitol, U.S Attorney Bruce Brandler held a press conference announcing that this Saturday is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. 
Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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PA House Bill sacks ability of local governments to regulate or charge for plastic bags

PA House Bill sacks ability of local governments to regulate or charge for plastic bags

A bill that would prohibit Pennsylvania’s political subdivisions from regulating or charging a fee for the use of recyclable plastic bags typically used at grocery stores and other retail establishments passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week.

 

The bill, which has bipartisan sponsorship by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) and House Minority Whip Mike Hanna (D-Clinton), was couched by supporters as a preemptory strike against municipalities that might be inclined to enact such regulations or fees and potentially hurt the statewide economy.

Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Sen. Bartolotta talks about her proposal to provide services to children of mothers with postpartum depression

Sen. Bartolotta talks about her proposal to provide services to children of mothers with postpartum depression

Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington) sat down with The PLS Reporter to discuss SB 200 and why she feels it is necessary to have services for newborn and infant children who have mothers with postpartum depression.

Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Bill to delay proposed human services agencies consolidation advances from House committee

Bill to delay proposed human services agencies consolidation advances from House committee

A bill designed to delay the proposed consolidation of four human services related state agencies for up to a year passed along a narrow margin from the House Human Services Committee Wednesday.

 

However, the bill has an uncertain future as more specifics about the consolidation plan become known.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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