Following budget’s completion, lawmakers look to solidify coming legislative agenda

Following budget’s completion, lawmakers look to solidify coming legislative agenda

With the governor signing most of the budget-related bills Monday, lawmakers in the General Assembly are turning their attention to solidifying their coming agenda for what they would like to see get done between now and the coming budget in the spring/summer of 2018.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Press Conference Overview- September 19, 2017

Press Conference Overview- September 19, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Legislature's push to narrow abortion laws continues to draw debate, veto threat

VIDEO: Legislature's push to narrow abortion laws continues to draw debate, veto threat

Senate Bill 3--legislation awaiting House action that would restrict current abortion laws--has been highly debated since it came up. Take a look at the video to see the different sides of the issue.

Friday, June 2, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Gov. Wolf, Mayor Kenney blast Senate-passed abortion bill

Gov. Wolf, Mayor Kenney blast Senate-passed abortion bill

Gov. Tom Wolf was joined in Philadelphia Wednesday by Mayor Jim Kenney, Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) and abortion rights advocates to reiterate his promised veto of Senate Bill 3, legislation that passed the Senate earlier this month that would restrict abortions to only occur before 20 weeks and ban so-called dismemberment abortions in Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Allegheny County Delegation votes for the week of February 6

Allegheny County Delegation votes for the week of February 6

The Pennsylvania Senate passed a number of controversial legislation this week, including measures punishing so-called “sanctuary cities,” prohibiting the deduction of union dues to be used for political purposes, and restricting abortions.

The Allegheny County state legislative delegation voting largely along party lines when the bills were considered on the Floor.
Thursday, February 9, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
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