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Miller Wins 42nd District Pa. House Seat

Democrat Dan Miller has won election to Pennsylvania’s 42nd District seat, replacing former Rep. Matt Smith who was elected to state Senate.

05/21/2013

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Changes In Voting & Registration Could Be Coming Soon

The deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania is coming up. However, the current way of registering may soon be a thing of the past.

04/19/2013

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Pa. Legislators Enjoy 12-Week Break From Harrisburg

Pennsylvania has the largest full-time state legislature in the nation — the second highest paid in the country — and here’s another distinction — it takes one of the longest legislative breaks every summer.

07/10/2012

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Convicted State Rep. Files Petitions To Run For Re-Election

Convicted of five felony counts, PA Rep. Bill DeWeese has filed petitions to run for another two-year term in the state House of Representatives.

02/15/2012

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Debate Over State Liquor Store Privatization Heating Up

The debate is heating up over whether or not to privatize Pennsylvania’s state liquor store system. The lawmaker who is the latest to put a proposal on the table, and another lawmaker who is absolutely opposed, squared off during Friday’s taping of the KD-PG Sunday Edition.

07/15/2011

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State Lawmakers Look To Crack Down On Teen Drivers

The State House is looking at ways to crack down on teens and technology behind the wheel. On Monday, lawmakers are set to vote on some sweeping changes that would bar drivers from texting and would keep teens from playing taxi driver.

05/06/2011

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants To Tax Plastic Bags

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A state lawmaker wants to tax plastic bags. Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach’s, D-Montgomery/Delaware, proposed legislation SB 590 that would place a 2-cent tax on plastic bags provided to consumers by retailers. […]

02/21/2011

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