Tom wins and other election night results

Want to know the details of the major races from Tuesday's election? The PLS Reporter has you covered with a brief whip-around of some of the notable races.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Tags: Election

Lame duck sessions: From efficiency to anathema

Prior to last session, lame duck voting sessions were commonplace in the General Assembly, with the legislature considering proposals after the General Election in a fervor leading up to the Constitutionally required end of session.

In 2008, the Senate ended their practice of holding substantive lame duck sessions.

With the general election now over, The PLS Reporter takes a historical look at lame duck sessions in Pennsylvania and what lead to the decision to no longer hold them.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views

Keeping up with the neighbors - election day special

The PLS Reporter takes a last-minute look at races in neighboring states.

Monday, November 3, 2014/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: News and Views
Tags:
A Closer Look: The Independent Regulatory Review Commission, with Chairman John Mizner

A Closer Look: The Independent Regulatory Review Commission, with Chairman John Mizner

The PLS Reporter recently sat down with John Mizner, chairman of the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC), to talk about the history and function of the commission.

Mizner focused on the role IRRC plays in the regulatory review process and the impact the commission's work has on Pennsylvanians every day.

Friday, October 31, 2014/Author: Josh Levy
Categories: News and Views
Tags: IRRC

Crows aren’t welcome at the Capitol

Don’t be alarmed, the sound of gunfire you might hear around the Capitol Complex beginning Friday won’t harm you.

It’s time for the Department of General Services’s annual Crow Dispersal Program, now in its 17th year.

Thursday, October 30, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Tags: CrowsDGS
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