State and Local Issues

Capitol Update January, 2018

By: Administrator, January 9th, 2018
As the new year rings in, the Pennsylvania General Assembly is gearing up for the second half of their legislative session. While few expect controversial legislation or broad-based taxes to get serious consideration in an election year, there are many hot button issues expected to take the spotlight in 2018. Domestic violence, opioid prescriptions and…
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Capitol Update, Happy Holidays!

By: Administrator, December 21st, 2017
As of Wednesday, December 13th, the Pennsylvania legislature has gaveled out of town until the new year. Amid the flurry of activity that has surrounded the end of the year, the Pennsylvania Senate touts over twenty bills that have been sent to the Governor’s desk for signature or veto. Per their Constitutional requirement, the House…
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Capitol Update December, 2017

By: Administrator, December 8th, 2017
Over the last two weeks of session, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has held a spirited debate on HB 1401, legislation that would provide for a natural gas severance tax. The bill has yet to receive its second vote as the entire second consideration has been consumed with the debate of over 350 potential amendments…
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