Final Treasury Task Force hearing focuses on solutions to retirement crisis

Final Treasury Task Force hearing focuses on solutions to retirement crisis

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella held the task force’s final hearing Wednesday that outlined possible solutions to solve the retirement security crisis facing Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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House committee holds hearing on regulating municipal electric rates

House committee holds hearing on regulating municipal electric rates

The House Local Government Committee gathered Tuesday to evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of passing House Bill 1405.

 

HB 1405 has two main functions. It would not allow municipalities to transfer money from electric funds to general funds. It would also provide residents within municipalities that have electric service monopolies to have more protections so these residents would have choice. These protections would be similar to guidelines that the Public Utility Commission (PUC) abides by.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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Legislators launch bipartisan effort to inform the public about retirement security programs

Legislators launch bipartisan effort to inform the public about retirement security programs

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella Thursday joined together with a bipartisan group of legislators and retirement security advocates to launch a website aimed at promoting transparency about what Pennsylvania is planning to do for retirement security.

Thursday, February 8, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Lawmaker works to introduce net neutrality bill in House

Lawmaker works to introduce net neutrality bill in House

Rep. Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery) is planning to introduce legislation to protect net neutrality.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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Democrats support Wolf's proposed spending increases in, and focus on, education

Democrats support Wolf's proposed spending increases in, and focus on, education

Gov. Tom Wolf’s fellow Democrats overwhelmingly supported the proposed budget that emphasized increased spending on education.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
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