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Bill to Fund Spinal Cord Disability Research Set for Enactment

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to fund spinal cord disability research in Pennsylvania has been approved by the House of Representatives and will be...

Public School Employee Pension Plan Continuing Risky Investments without Disclosing Fees...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released the following statement about the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) decision to invest another $1.6 billion in...

Governor Wolf Signs Legislation to Protect Workers, Motorists in Work Zones

Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 172, the Automated Speed Enforcement in Work Zones legislation, which aims to deter speeding in work zones...

Senate Passes Bill Allowing Emergency Responders to Remove Pets from Hot...

The Senate passed a measure this week that would provide civil immunity for emergency responders who rescue pets from hot cars, according to Senator...

Natural Gas Outshines Solar, Blows Past Wind

(Commonwealth Foundation) Natural gas is by far the best the most efficient way to produce electricity, according to a recent report by the Manhattan Institute. The...

Measure to aid child sex abuse victims appears stalled until January

(Pennlive) Victims of childhood sexual abuse apparently will see no legislative remedy from the state Capitol, at least not until next year. In the final hours remaining...

Several State Treasurers Press for Independent Board Chair at Facebook

Opening a new front at Facebook, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs, Rhode Island State Treasurer Seth Magaziner, Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, and New York...

New State Program to Help Opioid Users Find Housing in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf today announced a new state program that aims to direct $15 million for an opioid housing initiative that will fund a...

Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) Thanks PA Senate for Prison...

Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) President Jason Bloom today thanked the state Senate for passing legislation that creates a formal state prison closure...

Child Sex Abuse Victims Counting on Quick Senate Action, Auditor General...

HARRISBURG (Oct. 15, 2018) – With few scheduled voting days remaining in the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s session, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged the Senate to...

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