Pennsylvania House, Senate Passing Police Reform BillsPennsylvania’s House and Senate have begun passing legislation spurred by widespread protests over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd.
Pa. Senate Committees Pass Police Reform Bills, Will Go To Full Senate For VotePolice policy reform is another step closer in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Senate Committee Votes In Support Of Police Reform BillsA Pennsylvania Senate committee voted unanimously in support of several police reform bills.
Pa. House Votes On New Speaker After Mike Turzai Steps DownThe Pennsylvania House turned to a seven-term Republican member Monday to become its next speaker, elevating him to the chamber’s top job a week after his predecessor stepped down in mid-term.
Pa. House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves 2 Police Reform BillsTwo bills to change how police are hired and trained were approved unanimously on Monday by a Pennsylvania House committee.
Former State Representative Bill Robinson Dies At 78A former State Representative that represented Pittsburgh from 1989 until 2002 has died.
Sources: Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai Expected To Resign Before End Of His Final TermPennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai is expected to resign before the end of his final term, sources tell KDKA.
Senators Bob Casey, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris And Other Democrats Introducing Police Reform BillSenator Bob Casey is co-sponsoring a federal police reform bill.
Black Democrats Take Over Floor, Demand Action On Police Reforms During Pa. House SessionBlack Democrats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives have commandeered the podium at the start of a voting session, disrupting the day’s business to argue for action on police reform bills.
Pa. Health Dept. Announces 10 More Deaths And 351 New Coronavirus Cases As Statewide Total Nears 76,000The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 351 new cases of Coronavirus on Monday, and 10 additional deaths.
Gov. Tom Wolf Signs Disaster Emergency Declaration To Help Cities During ProtestsGovernor Tom Wolf has signed a disaster emergency declaration to help counties respond to the escalations of protests.