DeLuca unveils legislation that puts a freeze on property taxes for seniors

DeLuca unveils legislation that puts a freeze on property taxes for seniors

On Wednesday morning Rep. Anthony DeLuca (D-Allegheny) unveiled House Bill 165 which would lift the sales tax exemption for advertising, and the money made would go towards creating a property tax freeze for senior citizens. 

DeLuca stated that by placing this tax on advertisements, it could generate $135 million for seniors who have a yearly income of less than $40,000.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Legislators to play in their 4th Capitol All-Star Game next Tuesday

Legislators to play in their 4th Capitol All-Star Game next Tuesday

It doesn't matter if they're a Democrat or Republican, a member of the House or the Senate, there is one thing the members of the Pennsylvania Legislature all have in common and that is helping feed Pennsylvanians. 

Next Tuesday, September 24th at 5:30 over at FNB stadium come out and watch your legislator play softball to help strike out hunger across the state. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Features
DePasquale provides update on Harrisburg School District's road to financial recovery

DePasquale provides update on Harrisburg School District's road to financial recovery

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Friday morning where he gave an update on his audit of Harrisburg School districts finances. 

While DePasquale stated that there is still a lot of work that needs to be done, there have also been a lot of improvements in the schools. 

Friday, September 13, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

This week legislators were gearing up for a debate about Sunday hunting during next week's session,  Pennsylvania voters will now be able to submit absentee ballots via their home computers and lawmakers were at odds over whether or not to change the way alcohol is priced by the PLCB.

Thursday, September 12, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: McCarter calls for new advisory board to oversee cyber charter school funding

VIDEO: McCarter calls for new advisory board to oversee cyber charter school funding

Rep. Steve McCarter (D-Montgomery), a former school teacher, has always been involved in education issues in Pennsylvania. He is working on legislation that would establish a Cyber Charter School Advisory Commission to review and make recommendations concerning cyber charter school funding.
Thursday, September 5, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
RSS
12345678910Last