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U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Critical Child Sex Abuse Legislation

     
    I've been writing about House Bills 832 and 878, both of which grew out of a Philadelphia grand jury's most recent findings on clergy abuse and cover-ups involving the Philadelphia Archdiocese. They've been buried in the state House Judiciary Committee......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's looking to be a scorcher of a weekend here in the seat of power -- and we're not just talking about budget negotiations. Temperatures are supposed to tip up into the mid-to high-80s here......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Without preamble or artifice, here's the five things you need to know to get your day started on this 7th day of June. 1. Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration continued their budget...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Ed Rendell Still Thinks You're A Wuss.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy and gray day here in the seat of power. For reasons entirely unclear to us, both the House and Senate are out of session until May 21 (it takes that long to......
  • Committee sends first updates to PA wiretap statute since 1998 to the House floor.

     
    The first updates to Pennsylvania's wiretapping statute in 14 years -- including language that would legally allow crime victims to record acts perpetrated against them -- are headed to the House floor and backers are hoping for a vote before......
  • Anti-abortion group backs Adams — and Mica too

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams told supporters in a mass e-mail today that she recently received an endorsement from the National Right to Life, an anti-abortion group whose support can help in a Republican primary — such as the one that...
  • Protecting schools from shooters vs more guns on the street

     
    Yo! I got a Harrisburg-style democracy for yous about violence and guns. In one section of the Capitol on Wednesday, state and local police joined with teachers to discuss school safety before the state Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and......
  • House and Senate to butt heads over funeral protests

     
    TALLAHASSEE–A bill to create a safe zone around funerals and memorials to allow families to grieve without facing protesters is causing tensions between the House and Senate for the second year in a row. The House Judiciary Committee unanimously...
  • Effort to prevent spread of HIV/AIDs faces bleak future

     
    TALLAHASSEE—An effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDs among Miami-Dade county drug users cleared its final Senate committee Monday, but is stuck in the House. The legislation would create a pilot program in Miami-Dade county to allow drug users to...
  • Supreme Court Mostly Rejects AZ Immigration Law

    Supreme Court Mostly Rejects AZ Immigration Law
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down key parts of an Arizona law that sought to deter illegal immigration, but let stand a controversial provision allowing police to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws. In...
  • People Impersonating Officers Trigger New Legislation to Toughen Penalties

    People Impersonating Officers Trigger New Legislation to Toughen Penalties
    State Representative Bryan Cutler wants to make impersonating a police officer a third-degree felony, punishable by a fine of up to $15,000 and a maximum penalty of seven years in prison.  In addition to increasing the grading and penalty for the...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District: Bob Goodlatte (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District: Bob Goodlatte (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Bob Goodlatte Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: September 22, 1952 Official websites: http://goodlatte.house.gov/ and http://bobgoodlatte.com/splash Biography: In 2011 Goodlatte...