Pennsylvania House

Protesters broke through barriers to gather around speaker, State Rep. Russ Diamond, R-Lebanon, who gave a speech during a Reopen PA rally in Harrisburg Friday, May 15, 2020
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Jim Melwert
July 30, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is calling on Republican leaders in the state House to introduce a resolution to censure Central Pennsylvania Rep. Russ Diamond for his statement about intolerance of the "unmasked community," which he says is a mockery of state Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine's earlier comment...
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Police officers and protesters clash
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KYW Staff
July 14, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed two bills into law on Tuesday that progress police reform in Pennsylvania — one of the first states to pass legislation in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. The bills establish a database of officers’ employment history and require mental health evaluations. Read more...
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
June 24, 2020 - 7:59 pm
The Pennsylvania House and Senate Wednesday each sent the other chamber a pair of law enforcement reform bills without a single no vote for any of the bills. Read more here.
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Flanked by doctors, Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai speaks at the Capitol in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
June 10, 2020 - 7:34 pm
Speaker Mike Turzai said goodbye to the Pennsylvania House Wednesday. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Jim Melwert
June 10, 2020 - 4:37 pm
Republican lawmakers in the Pennsylvania legislature say a resolution they passed Tuesday requires Gov. Tom Wolf to immediately lift his disaster declaration to allow businesses to reopen. But Wolf says he has the final say on the declaration. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
June 09, 2020 - 9:41 pm
As the tug of war continues over Pennsylvania’s pandemic response, the Republican-controlled legislature has approved legislation to end the COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration recently extended by Gov. Tom Wolf. It’s unclear what happens next. Read more here.
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State Democratic Rep. Brian Sims (left) and state Republican Rep. Andrew Lewis (right)
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Tony Romeo
May 27, 2020 - 9:51 pm
Democratic state House representatives say they are outraged that they were not immediately notified about a Republican House representative who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 26, 2020 - 8:16 pm
Facing a deadline at the end of June to produce a new budget with an uncertain revenue picture caused by the pandemic, the state House Tuesday sent a temporary budget plan to the Senate. Read more here.
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Cocktails to go
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John McDevitt
May 19, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will sign a bill to permit to-go cocktails across the state. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
The tug of war between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled legislature continues over how fast to reopen businesses in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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