Pennsylvania House

Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
January 29, 2020 - 1:21 pm
The state Senate has sent the House legislation that would move up the date of Pennsylvania’s presidential primary, starting in 2024. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol
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Justin Udo
January 23, 2020 - 1:54 pm
Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for reelection in a critical year when Democrats are aiming to take control of the chamber. Read more here.
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Rep. Mike Turzai.
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Tony Romeo
January 22, 2020 - 7:43 pm
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House has scheduled a news conference Thursday amid speculation that he may be stepping down from his influential post. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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January 15, 2020 - 3:22 pm
A divided Pennsylvania House voted Wednesday to ban the use of handheld phones for all drivers to make calls, although police would not be allowed to stop motorists for that reason alone. Read more here.
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A man using his phone while driving.
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Tony Romeo
January 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
The state House has voted to tone down a proposed ban on the use of cellphones while driving. Read more here.
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Gene DiGirolamo.
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Tony Romeo
December 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
A veteran Pennsylvania lawmaker has said goodbye to his colleagues as he prepares to trade his office in the statehouse for one in the old Bucks County courthouse. Read more here.
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Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell
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December 16, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Voters in a West Philadelphia district in the state House of Representatives will replace Movita Johnson-Harrell, a lawmaker accused of stealing from a charity during a special election, early next year. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 3:24 pm
A bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Pennsylvania's governor, along with legislation to invalidate confidentiality agreements that aim to keep child sexual abuse victims from talking to investigators. Read more here.
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Kaniewski​ family
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Antionette Lee
November 21, 2019 - 8:32 am
A bill that could bring millions of dollars to help children fighting cancer is one step closer to being signed into law in Pennsylvania. "It's nice to have some good news," said Rick Kaniewski, whose family has been pushing for the change. He says it's a group effort, and he credits other families...
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Tony Romeo
November 19, 2019 - 9:39 am
A Pennsylvania House majority is giving approval to a proposal to require the burial or cremation of fetal remains that end up in possession of a health care facility. Read more here.
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