Bill Honors Former PA House Speaker

HARRISBURG -Legislation honoring a former PA House speaker was approved by the state House. House Bill 651 would designate the South Lawn of the State Capitol Complex as the “Irvis Equality Circle” in honor of the late K. Leroy Irvis, who served as the first African...

Crackdown On Illegal Street Racing

HARRISBURG – The PA Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill that increases penalties on illegal street racing. Senate Bill 998 proposes a significant increase in fines from $250 to $2,000 per infraction. The bill also aims to enforce accountability on...

Food Allergen Bill Passes PA House

HARRISBURG – A bill that would address food allergens in restaurants and reduce the accidental risk of exposure to food allergens in retail food facilities has passed the PA House. House Bill 1869 would require restaurants and retail food facilities to prominently...

Exemption Proposed For PA National Guard Members

HARRISBURG – A PA House lawmaker would exempt all income derived from service in the PA National Guard from the state’s Personal Income Tax. Rep. Dane Watro of Luzerne & Schuylkill Counties says in honor of their sacrifices, it is his hope to reward these heroes...

Protection Proposed For Gift Card Scams

HARRISBURG – Legislation is being introduced to protect Pennsylvanians from gift card scams. Gift cards are easy to purchase and almost impossible to track, making them a popular payment method by scammers. Reports of gift card fraud to the Better Business Bureau’s...