Tag Archives: 2013-14 legislative session

Video reactions to Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed 2014-15 Pennsylvania budget

Gov. Tom Corbett today unveiled his proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Some people weren’t fans. Some Senate Democrats weren’t fans either. State Sen. Jake Corman, a Republican and chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, talked about pension reform.

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Poll: Should Pennsylvania bars and taverns be allowed to offer some gambling?

poll by twiigs.com Earlier this month, I wrote about veterans organizations being concerned about legislation that would allow bars and taverns to offer some gambling known as small games of chance. Private clubs that serve alcohol can already offer such … Continue reading

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Check out live coverage of candidate forum in York tonight

The York NAACP and the Black Ministers Association are hosting a political forum from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Candidates running for city mayor, state representative of the 95th district, district magistrate 19-1-05 and York County district attorney have been invited … Continue reading

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Poll: Which York County races do you care the most about in the primary?

The primary and a special election for the 95th state House are taking place Tuesday. Which of the racesĀ  do you care the most about? You can vote for more than one race. poll by twiigs.com

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House approves Grove bill to increase unemployment fraud penalties

The state House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation sponsored by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, which would increase penalties for people who commit willful fraud to obtain unemployment compensation benefits, according to a news release. House Bill 403 … Continue reading

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Rep. Seth Grove praises $90 million increase in basic ed for schools

State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, praises $90 million increase in basic education subsidy for school districts. He also compared Pennsylvania, in the past, to that ship from the famous Leo and Kate movie of the same name. (No, not … Continue reading

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What’s on state Rep. Keith Gillespie’s agenda

“Jobs and the economy continue to be major challenges,” state Rep. Keith Gillespie, R-Hellam Township, said in a recent interview. He hasn’t sent out any co-sponsorship memos yet for the 2013-14 legislative session. But he plans to bring back some … Continue reading

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What else state Sen. Richard Alloway II hopes to accomplish

I wrote about how state Sen. Richard Alloway II, R-Hamilton Township, hopes to ban shark fins in Pennsylvania and phase out the inheritance tax by 2021. Here are’s a look at what else is on his agenda:

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Take our poll: So what do you want lawmakers to accomplish?

I outlined some of their priorities for the 2013-14 legislative session, but let me know yours. Take our poll, leave a comment or both: poll by twiigs.com

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