Pennsylvania Senate

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Tony Romeo
March 24, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The Pennsylvania House gave initial approval to legislation that will move the primary election to June 2 due to the coronavirus crisis. Final votes are expected in the House and Senate on Wednesday. Read more here.
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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 Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
January 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Senate has sent the House legislation that would increase penalties for repeat DUI offenders. Read more here.
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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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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
November 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state Senate Wednesday is expected to approve a bill that would provide a modest increase in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage. If that happens, the bill will go to the House, where it’s likely to sit for a while. Read more here.
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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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Tony Romeo
November 19, 2019 - 4:45 am
A bill to raise the minimum wage in Pennsylvania has cleared a state Senate committee. A vote by the full Senate could come later this week. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
November 18, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Victims of child sex abuse who want a new chance to seek justice are marking a partial victory. A proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution is now teed up for a vote in the state Senate. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state Senate has sent the House a bill to eliminate child marriage in Pennsylvania.
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Tony Romeo
September 25, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would raise to 21 the legal age to purchase nicotine and vaping products.
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