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  • Harrisburg City Council Asking To Stop The Ban On Bankruptcy

    Harrisburg City Council Asking To Stop The Ban On Bankruptcy
    Harrisburg City Council members asking the Pennsylvania Legislature and Governor Tom Corbett to end the ban on bankruptcy. The current law, Senate Bill 1151,states that Harrisburg and other third class cities can`t file for municipal bankruptcy up until...
  • PA House considers liquor sales privatization, opponents speak out

    PA House considers liquor sales privatization, opponents speak out
    Monday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives considered amendments to House Bill 11, which would privatize liquor sales in the state. LeAnn Supeck, manager of Wheatland Beer Distributors in East Hempfield Township, is against the bill, sponsored by...
  • Senator Piccola Not Running for Re-election

    Senator Piccola Not Running for Re-election
    Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola (R-15) released the following statement today announcing his intention to not run for reelection in 2012. “I hereby announce that I will not be a candidate for reelection to the 15th Senatorial District in 2012.  I have...
  • Sandusky case portends civil liability for PSU

    Sandusky case portends civil liability for PSU
    The grand jury report that describes Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual abuse of eight young boys also provides a rough outline of the civil lawsuits Penn State University and its implicated officials are sure to face, legal experts say. And while those...
  • State Representative Buxton announces plans to retire

    State Representative Buxton announces plans to retire
    State Representative Ron Buxton has announced he will not seek reelection in 2012. Buxton says he will retire from his position in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after the current term. Buxton says, "It has been a tremendous honor to serve...
  • Bill Privatizing Liquor Sales in PA Heads to House Floor

    Bill Privatizing Liquor Sales in PA Heads to House Floor
    Tuesday the House Liquor Control Committee voted in favor of legislation, House Bill 11 sponsored by House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), aimed at reforming the way alcoholic beverages are sold in Pennsylvania. This marks the first time that...
  • State lawmakers, local officials at odds over Pennsylvania gun bill

    State lawmakers, local officials at odds over Pennsylvania gun bill
    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is considering a bill that would allow individuals and organization, like the National Rifle Association, to sue municipalities that have local gun ordinances. Lancaster is one of 30 municipalities in...
  • How to contact your legislators - 2012

    Maryland The Maryland General Assembly’s 2012 session begins Jan. 11 and ends April 9. Information about the General Assembly, including the status of bills, can be found at http://mlis.state.md.us. Sen. George C. Edwards R-Garrett/Allegany/...