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Gaydos Report/Podcast

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

A new Gaydos Report/Podcast with Representative Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) is now available. In this week’s program Rep. Gaydos discusses: Legislation to create the freestanding Incentive Based Savings Program Act; Gaydos bill to amend the Public Works Contractors’ Bond Law and tighten the requirements governing what is an acceptable level of financial security for government projects; Pharmacy Freedom bill to ensure Pharmacy Benefit Managers cannot prevent pharmacists from providing competitive drug pricing information to PA consumers.

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Rep. Martin Causer Legislative Report/Podcast

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

The weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Martin Causer (R-McKean, Potter & Cameron) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. Topics discussed in this week’s program include: The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee has approved a Causer bill to protect Dairy Farmers and Milk Haulers from economic damage inflicted during state ordered transportation bans; The Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board met with the House Ag Committee this week to provide information on how the board functions and what policies need to be pursued to bring price stability and improve the business climate for Dairy Producers; A package of Regulatory Reform bills aimed at reducing the bureaucratic burden on PA businesses were recently approved by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.

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Rep. Curt Sonney Legislative Radio Report/Podcast

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

A new Legislative Report Program-Podcast with Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. Topics discussed include: The House Passes Legislation to Increase Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence; Legislation to Require Pension Forfeiture for Public Officials Convicted of Sexual Offense; April Designated as Donate Life Month to Encourage Participation in Organ Donation Programs.

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Rep. Kathy Rapp Legislative Radio Report/Podcast

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

A new Legislative Report Program with Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren, Forest & Crawford) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. In this week's program Rep. Rapp discusses the damages caused by spring storms in the Warren area and praises the quick reaction of the local residents and emergency responders, who stepped up to deal quickly with the recovery effort.

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Rep. Frank Ryan Legislative Report/Podcast

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

The weekly Legislative Report Program/Podcast with Representative Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) is now available. In this week’s program Rep. Ryan discusses his recent analysis examining the financial condition of Pennsylvania’s 500 School Districts, and how PA districts are presently in a negative net financial position when comparing assets to liabilities.

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Victim Rights Roundtable Podcast – Cutler, Delozier, Oberlander, Toepel Discuss Bills to Give Victims a Voice

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

This Legislative Roundtable Podcast with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong, Clarion, Forest), and Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) is now available. You may use this program in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in state government news coverage.

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Rep. Ryan Mackenzie Legislative Radio Report/Podcast

Apr. 18, 2019  Download

The weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R- Lehigh & Berks) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. This brief public affairs report may be used in its entirety or edited for actualities to use in state government news coverage.

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House Passes Toohil’s Victims-Related Legislation

Apr. 17, 2019  Download

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) that would strengthen criminal investigations into sexual abuse passed unanimously in the House of Representatives today. Toohil’s proposal would specify that no past or future confidentiality agreements can prohibit an individual from communicating with law enforcement at any time. Rep. Toohil said her bill will help to ensure that nondisclosure agreements or similar contracts cannot be used to silence abuse victims and prevent them from speaking out or cooperating with a law enforcement investigation. House Bill 1171 now moves to the Senate for consideration.

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Majority Leader Cutler Announces Passage of Victims' Rights Bills

Apr. 17, 2019  Download

A package of bills designed to support and empower crime victims has been passed by the Pennsylvania House. Lawmakers gathered for a press conference on Wednesday to highlight legislation that gives victims a greater voice in the Commonwealth. House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler said lawmakers from both sides of the aisle came together to achieve landmark legislation that would enhance victims’ rights, provide children and those with intellectual disabilities safer means of testifying against abusers, and address statutes of limitations regarding child sexual abuse.

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Rep. Delozier Says Victims Must Be Considered in Legal Proceedings

Apr. 17, 2019  Download

A package of bills designed to support and empower crime victims has been passed by the Pennsylvania House. Lawmakers gathered for a press conference on Wednesday to highlight legislation that gives victims a greater voice in the Commonwealth. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle came together to achieve landmark legislation that would enhance victims’ rights, provide children and those with intellectual disabilities safer means of testifying against abusers, and address statutes of limitations regarding child sexual abuse.