Freshman Focus: Rep. Steven Malagari

Freshman Focus: Rep. Steven Malagari

Meet Rep. Steven Malagari (D-Montgomery). Find out more about why he decided to run, what goals he wants to focus on and what he likes to do in his spare time. 

Thursday, March 14, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Kenyatta and Lewis work together to create the Fighting Chance Act

VIDEO: Kenyatta and Lewis work together to create the Fighting Chance Act

Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) and Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) joined from opposite sides of the aisle to work together to put out a co-sponsor memo for the "Fighting Chance Act." 

The act would require agencies overseeing occupation licensure and the Board of Probation and Parole to reduce red tape by 25 percent over the next three years to make it easier for people to get into certain occupations.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Freshman Focus: Rep. Kyle Mullins

Freshman Focus: Rep. Kyle Mullins

Meet Rep. Kyle Mullins (D-Lackawanna). He wants to focus on public education and improving the way state government works.

Find out more about Mullins in The PLS Reporter's series, Freshman Focus. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Kulik legislation would allow a judge to order a PFA defendant to wear electronic monitoring device

Kulik legislation would allow a judge to order a PFA defendant to wear electronic monitoring device

Rep. Anita Kulik (D-Allegheny) has introduced House Bill 588, also known as Alina's Law. The legislation allows a judge to order a Protection from Abuse defendant to wear an electronic monitoring device if they feel the defendant is a potential risk to the victim or would be at risk of violating the PFA order. 

Alina's Law was named after 20-year-old University of Pittsburgh student Alina Sheykhet, who was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend in 2017. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Freshman Focus: Rep. Mike Zabel

Freshman Focus: Rep. Mike Zabel

Meet Rep. Mike Zabel (D-Delaware). He decided to run after feeling that in 2016 the political environment took a turn for the worst and he wanted to rise to the challenge and hopefully make some improvements. 

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

Monday, March 11, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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