Policy

Dush Called Upon to Draft Resolution Reaffirming Sovereignty of State Legislatures...

Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson/Indiana) announced today that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to create legislation to rewrite the 2011 Congressional District map outside the...

Fracking Not Harming Groundwater in Pennsylvania Studies Show

(Heartland Institute) Two new peer-reviewed studies show hydraulic fracturing to produce oil and natural gas is not contaminating groundwater in the Marcellus Shale region...

Federal REAL ID Requirements and what it means for PA

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act established minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards, and prohibits Federal agencies...

Ortitay Introduces Puppy Mill Ban Bill

Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced legislation prohibiting the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores unless they come from animal shelters...

Gov. Wolf says Pa. isn’t ready for legal pot, but his...

(York Daily Record) Governor Tom Wolf doesn’t think Pennsylvania is “ready for recreational marijuana,” he told KDKA Radio Wednesday. Several members of his own party disagree. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale...

Pennsylvania’s 30% Transferrable Tax Credit for Film Makers Pulls in Productions

(Variety) Pennsylvania is firmly rooted in the American imagination as the nation’s birthplace. After all, Philadelphia is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall....

Pa. attorney general targets straw purchases, gun violence in Philly

(WHYY) An enhanced effort is underway to end straw purchases of guns and curtail gun violence in Philadelphia. More cooperation from Pennsylvania and the U.S. —...

House Democratic Policy Committee discuss free college tuition legislation

https://youtu.be/X5eGzz5VrfA State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., today hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing at Temple University on the PA Promise Act, his legislation...

Amendment To Unclaimed Property Law Keeps More Money In Pennsylvanians’ Hands

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the General Assembly recently amended the state’s Unclaimed Property Law to strengthen ‘lost contact’ standards by making...

Kristin Phillips-Hill: People Want Limited Government

(PA Town Hall) Everything state Rep. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) needed to know about putting a stop to government waste and inefficiency she learned from...

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