Legislators, team captains compete for Capitol All-Star bat grab

Legislators, team captains compete for Capitol All-Star bat grab

Amid the summer budget craze, a handful of legislators took a few minutes out of their day to meet in the Rotunda for the Capitol All-Star bat grab and draft.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Speaker Turzai "We'll be done early I believe"

Speaker Turzai "We'll be done early I believe"

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) gave a budget update on Wednesday morning.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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With more votes on the way, House committee advances five gun bills in party defying tallies

With more votes on the way, House committee advances five gun bills in party defying tallies

Lawmakers approved five bills to tamp down on gun violence Tuesday morning, with votes on four more bills scheduled for Wednesday.

The House Judiciary Committee held its long anticipated vote on gun and mental health laws, prompted after half a year of school shootings, advocate rallies, and public hearings agitating for action.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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Reed to advance Senate redistricting bill unamended

Reed to advance Senate redistricting bill unamended

Redistricting will have its day in the House, according to Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana).


“We will probably kick it out in current form,” Reed said.

This story was updated at 5:23 p.m. Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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Budget bill with no tax increases, increased school spending put on fast track

Budget bill with no tax increases, increased school spending put on fast track

The House Appropriations Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to advance a $32.7 billion 2018-19 budget in what lawmakers hope will start a swift march to finish it ahead of the state’s traditional June 30 deadline.

House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) said he expected a final floor vote on the bill Wednesday before sending it to the Senate.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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