New partnership to help build the Opioid Data Dashboard and address the Opioid Crisis

New partnership to help build the Opioid Data Dashboard and address the Opioid Crisis

On Tuesday morning, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, was joined by others to announce the Wolf Administration's new partnership to help fight against the opioid epidemic. 

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and the Aetna Foundation have partnered to work on the Opioid Data Dashboard to develop more data resources and public health modeling.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf outlines election reform package, urges end to gerrymandering

Gov. Wolf outlines election reform package, urges end to gerrymandering

On the eve of a public hearing to vet redistricting bills, Governor Tom Wolf Monday afternoon threw his weight behind a host of electoral reforms, including a bipartisan redistricting commission.

Monday, March 26, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Rep. Quigley hopes to make online students eligible for state grants

Rep. Quigley hopes to make online students eligible for state grants

The PLS Reporter joined Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) to talk about his bill that would allow students enrolled in online education programs to be eligible for Pennsylvania state grants. 

Currently Pennsylvania is the only state that does not have a program like this enacted permanently, so Rep. Quigley is trying to make what is a temporary pilot program in Pennsylvania a permanent thing.

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. Dan Miller's new bill could remove the three-strike felony provision for certain theft charges

Rep. Dan Miller's new bill could remove the three-strike felony provision for certain theft charges

Rep. Dan Miller (D-Allegheny) joined The PLS Reporter to discuss his bill, House Bill 2098. This bill would remove the three-strike felony provision for retail left for under $1,000.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf and Rep. Phillips Hill announce separate plans to expand broadband internet access

Gov. Wolf and Rep. Phillips Hill announce separate plans to expand broadband internet access

On Monday Rep. Kristin Phillips Hill (R-York) and Governor Tom Wolf held separate press conferences on the importance of getting broadband internet to all of Pennsylvania's residences and what they plan to do to get there.
Monday, March 19, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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