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Pennsylvania primary: State House committee advances one bill to change the date, rejects another

BY: - October 3, 2023

The Pennsylvania House’s State Government Committee on Tuesday voted to advance a bill, HB 1634, that would change Pennsylvania’s presidential primary to April 2, 2024.   But in the same meeting, the committee voted against a bill approved by the state Senate on Sept. 20 by a vote of 47-2. That legislation, SB 224, would move […]

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‘Some people have three jobs’: All eyes on Harrisburg for a minimum wage hike

BY: - June 18, 2023

'The pay does not match what you actually have to pay for things,' Mary Gabriele told the Capital-Star.

Lease or reimburse? Pa. House lawmakers chose the latter for their state-sponsored travel

BY: - April 12, 2022

The leases cost between $419 to $650 a month as of 2021, depending on the vehicle, House Clerk Brooke Wheeler said in an email. At full price, that would cost taxpayers between $5,028 to $7,800 a year, but lawmakers also pay the House back a portion of the cost to cover personal travel.