PA Politicians Want To Give More Second Chances To Those With Criminal RecordsMany also don't know how to properly have old offenses expunged from their record.
Pa. GOP Legislators Hope Appeal Will Overturn Court Action on State Gun Law“This bill’s not going to come back," state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. "The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this."
Pa. Lawmakers Move Ahead With GOP-Backed Education ReformsThe state senate's Education Committee advanced a controversial bill that would create a state-run school district for Pennsylvania’s poorest-performing schools.
Another Rally For Higher Minimum Wage Legislation Held in West PhiladelphiaDozens of people showed up for the event outside a McDonald's restaurant at 40th and Walnut Streets, including Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach, who has introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Pa. Attorney General Declines to Stand Behind New Pa. Law Controlling Municipal Gun Control LawsThe cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh, along with several state legislators have challenged in Commonwealth Court the law that allows the National Rifle Association to sue any municipality that passes gun control measures stricter than state law.
Pennsylvania Towns Sue Over State Legislation on Gun Control MeasuresMayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.
Stigall Show Log 8.4.14Chris discusses the President admitting the CIA tortured detainees, ebola patients being flown back to the US, and the tightening Senate Race between Cory Booker and Jeff Bell. He talked to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00.
Pa. Senator: Colorado Trip Included Taking Hits Of PotA Pennsylvania state senator says he tried some marijuana on his taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to see how the state's marijuana industry is working.
Stigall Show Log 8.1.14Chris discusses the aftermath of baseball's trading deadline, which saw the Phillies make no moves, Senator Mark Udall of Colorado calling for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan and State Senator Daylin Leach's trip to Colorado to assess their legalization of marijuana. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3's Beasley Reece at 8:00.
Pa. Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Legalization BillThe bill is sponsored by state senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon County), who advocated tirelessly and passionately for it.
With Millions In Ad Dollars Spent On Democrats' Side, Pa. 13th District A Heated RaceHalf of the district is in Philadelphia, the other half in Montgomery County.
Democrats Seeking Allyson Schwartz's Congressional Seat Debate In RhawnhurstThree of the four Democrats seeking to replace the outgoing Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District took part in a debate in Rhawnhurst last night.