Legislators bring up #MeToo legislation once again

Legislators bring up #MeToo legislation once again

Rep. Leanne Krueger (D-Delaware) joined Senators Maria Collett (D-Montgomery) and Katie Muth (D-Montgomery) as well as Pennsylvania Victim Advocate, Jennifer Storm, to discuss new legislation that would create the #MeToo Pennsylvania General Assembly Act.

Monday, March 25, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Freshman Focus: Rep. Mike Jones

Freshman Focus: Rep. Mike Jones

Meet Rep. Mike Jones (R-York). He came from a business background but stated that he "hopes to be a big piece of a larger puzzle," when it comes to his role in the Capitol. 

Find out more about what his goals are, the committees he's serving on and what he likes to do when he is not at work. 

Friday, March 22, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

Both chambers were back in session this week, which meant a busy week - from Speaker Turzai's Down Syndrome Protection Act being reintroduced, to the first piece of legislation of this session passing through the House and the Senate, all the way to people for and against pipelines holding competing press conferences. 

Friday, March 22, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Freshman Focus: Rep. Steven Malagari

Freshman Focus: Rep. Steven Malagari

Meet Rep. Steven Malagari (D-Montgomery). While in office he wants to focus on transportation issues and the trucking industry, trying to curb the rising prices of property taxes, and making sure that his constituents have a cost conscious health care program that they can afford. 

Find out more about him in The PLS Reporter's Freshman Focus interview. 

Thursday, March 21, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Legislators, nurses and advocates join to support safe staffing levels

VIDEO: Legislators, nurses and advocates join to support safe staffing levels

On Wednesday afternoon a group of legislators, nurses and others joined to support safe staffing levels for nurses in hospitals. 

New legislation House Bill 867 and Senate Bill 450 were introduced by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) and  Sen. Maria Collett (D-Montgomery) that would call attention to the patient care crisis that is occurring due to hospitals being short staffed. 

Rep. Stephen Kinsey (D-Philadelphia) joined along with other legislators to speak out on the importance of the measures. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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