A LOOK BACK with Rep. Nick Micozzie (R-Delaware)

A LOOK BACK with Rep. Nick Micozzie (R-Delaware)

Rep. Nicholas Micozzie (R-Delaware) reflects back on his time in the General Assembly and discusses his plans for his retirement at the end of session. 

 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Capitol Quick Hits for 9.30.14

Capitol Quick Hits for 9.30.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today: 

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank held their Can Hunger event on the Capitol steps today as part of September's Hunger Action Month activities. The goal of the event was to collect more than a ton of canned goods, and lining Harrisburg's State Street and up the step's of the Capitol, with the donations. Local businesses, organizations, and individual's were encouraged to make the donations between noon and 4pm.  

Tuesday, September 30, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Municipal police regionalization is supported, but not without incentives

Following the release of a report last week by the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee on municipal police regionalization, those involved in the legislature and municipal government say there is support for increased regionalization, but not without significant incentives.

Currently, all Pennsylvania municipalities are allowed to have local police departments, but only Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Scranton are required to provide police services.

The number of municipalities providing their own full-time police services has decreased in recent years.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
A LOOK BACK with Rep. Gary Haluska (D-Cambria)

A LOOK BACK with Rep. Gary Haluska (D-Cambria)

Rep. Gary Haluska (D-Cambria) talked with The PLS Reporter about his time in the General Assembly and his plans for retirement at the end of session. 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Keeping up with the neighbors - Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio

Maryland decriminalizes small amounts of marijuana, West Virginia dips into its Rainy Day Fund, and Ohio awaits Supreme Court ruling on early voting.

Monday, September 29, 2014/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: News and Views
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