Did You Get The Memo? Electric vehicle fees, student-athletes and agritourism

Did You Get The Memo? Electric vehicle fees, student-athletes and agritourism

Amid all the floor debates, press conferences and committee hearings, the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s newest co-sponsorship memos can get lost in the shuffle. That’s why The PLS Reporter rounds up some of the most noteworthy co-sponsorship memos each week, so you can stay informed of what’s going on in the Capitol.

 

In this week’s feature are memos for proposals that would establish an electric vehicle fee, provide income opportunities to student-athletes and protect agritourism in Pennsylvania.

Friday, October 4, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
Online wine? Rothman bill would allow online wine and beer delivery in Pa.

Online wine? Rothman bill would allow online wine and beer delivery in Pa.

If you’ve ever wanted to order beer and wine alongside your groceries, a new proposal from Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) could be the answer. 

Rothman will soon be introducing legislation that would allow consumers to order wine and beer online and have it delivered to their home through a licensed transporter. 

Monday, September 16, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Rothman pushes legislation to raise the age for tobacco sales

VIDEO: Rothman pushes legislation to raise the age for tobacco sales

Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) sat down with The PLS Reporter to talk about legislation he is working on to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. 

This legislation would exempt members of the armed services. Rothman believes that if someone is old enough to fight for their country they should be able to buy tobacco products. 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
State lawmakers are looking to expand use of automatic license plate readers, but data concerns remain

State lawmakers are looking to expand use of automatic license plate readers, but data concerns remain

Technology to read and track license plates is viewed by many as the next big improvement in law enforcement for crimes both big and small, but lawmakers are searching for ways to ensure the data is properly protected and stored.

 

Automatic license plate readers are deployed across the commonwealth, either on fixed locations or in police cars, and can be used to track crimes ranging from busting an out-of-date registration to finding perpetrators of more serious crimes, like robbery or homicide.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Did You Get The Memo? State police funding, vaccine policy and online wine

Did You Get The Memo? State police funding, vaccine policy and online wine

Amid all the floor debates, press conferences and committee hearings, the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s newest co-sponsorship memos can get lost in the shuffle. That’s why The PLS Reporter rounds up some of the most noteworthy co-sponsorship memos each week, so you can stay informed of what’s going on in the Capitol.

In this week’s feature are memos for proposals that would reduce transfers from the Motor License Fund to the Pennsylvania State Police, require schools to disclose how many students haven’t been vaccinated and allow customers to order wine online. 
Friday, August 2, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
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