Tag: PA House

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Jun 15, 2016 AT 2:38 PM
State Rep. Jordan Harris ( D-Philadelphia) said that, contrary to earlier reports, there were not one, but two Confederate flags hung in the state capitol yesterday. "There were two...
Capitol Beat
May 6, 2021 AT 4:41 PM
As the debates over police brutality and mental health services continue in Philadelphia, and around the country, more cities are looking to limit officers’ involvement in behavioral health crises....
Capitol Beat
May 11, 2021 AT 5:03 PM
After holding a series of ten extensive oversight hearings on election law and administration in Pennsylvania, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove has released a 98-page report that...
Interviews & Profiles
May 26, 2021 AT 12:48 PM
Several seats were up for grabs in the House and Senate during last week's municipal primary election. The race for the 59th district seat was among them, following the unexpected death of Rep. Mike...
Health Care
May 27, 2021 AT 5:44 PM
Abortion laws have been facing strong opposition from Republicans in recent years, and Pennsylvania has been no exception. The state took the first step towards restricting abortion this week with...
Capitol Beat
May 28, 2021 AT 2:30 PM
That old adage, “there’s no substitute for hard work” rings true for one state legislator who wants to end Pennsylvania’s participation in federal unemployment programs that he claims are putting the...
Interviews & Profiles
Jun 1, 2021 AT 10:33 AM
In his first term in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, House Speaker Bryan Cutler sponsored legislation to update the state’s lobbying disclosure law. More than a decade later, lobbying reforms are...
Capitol Beat
Jun 2, 2021 AT 5:40 PM
As Pride Month begins and members of the LGBTQ community dedicate the month of June as a time for celebration and reflection, City & State PA is shining a spotlight on issues affecting members of...
Capitol Beat
Jun 10, 2021 AT 9:46 AM
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed two bills this week that could restrict access to abortion. House Bill 1500, known as the Down Syndrome Protection Act, prohibits abortions following...
Capitol Beat
Jun 11, 2021 AT 4:11 PM
Harrisburg Republicans have unveiled a sweeping proposal to overhaul the state’s election laws after fielding input from county officials, election administrators and voting reform advocates over the...