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April 2018

Legislation that would encourage donations to fight pediatric cancer has been approved by the Pennsylvania Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 4/26/18
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The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved a bill that cracks down on those who fraudulently traffic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 4/25/18
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Legislation to bring about the elimination of school property taxes in the Commonwealth was unveiled at a state Capitol news conference (Monday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mario Scavello of Monroe County. 4/24/18
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Legislation that would require CPR instruction for high school students is in position for a Senate floor vote. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom Killion of Delaware County. 4/23/18
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Repeat DUI offenders would face tougher penalties under legislation approved by the Senate this week. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 4/20/18
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The Pennsylvania Senate approved a wide-ranging antihazing measure this week. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman. 4/19/18
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Legislation that would save costs and address opioid abuse under Pennsylvania’s Worker’s Compensation program is now before the Governor for his signature. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Don White of Indiana County. 4/18/18
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District judges will have the tools they need to better protect domestic violence victims under a bill that was signed into law this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 4/17/18
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The Senate State Government Committee held a public hearing (Monday) on legislation to modernize the Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Mike Folmer of Lebanon County. 4/16/18
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A Senate passed travel insurance modernization bill is set to receive House consideration in the week ahead. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Guy Reschenthaler of Allegheny County. 4/13/18
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Legislation that addresses addiction issues within Pennsylvania’s inmate population has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Stewart Greenleaf of Montgomery County. 4/12/18
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A rally was held at the state Capitol (Tuesday) in support of legislation that would address automated speed enforcement in active work zones. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 4/11/18
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Legislation to promote fair judicial districts is being circulated at the state Capitol. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 4/10/18
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The issues, challenges and opportunities of delivering broadband services in rural Pennsylvania were discussed at a public hearing in Wellsboro (Thursday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati. 4/9/18
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Legislation intended to address Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis has been introduced by Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. Hanson Quickel has the details from the state Capitol. 4/6/18
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If you’re angry about the time it takes to get a birth or death certificate from the Commonwealth, you’re not alone. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Wayne Langerholc of Cambria County. 4/5/18
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating the week of April 9th as “Work Zone Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 4/4/18
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating April 5th as “Gold Star Wives Day.” Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 4/3/18
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating the month of April as “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 4/2/18
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March 2018

The Senate State Government Committee held a public hearing at the state Capitol on redistricting legislation. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Folmer of Lebanon County. 3/29/18
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Legislation has been introduced in Harrisburg to crack down on those that fraudulently traffic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 3/28/18
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The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a proposal to rewrite the state’s hazing laws. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman. 3/27/18
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Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman has unveiled legislation to strengthen Pennsylvania’s antihazing laws. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 3/26/18
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Legislation that will provide additional protections for victims of domestic violence has been approved by the Pennsylvania Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom Killion of Delaware County. 3/23/18
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Legislation that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s protection from abuse law was unanimously approved by the Senate this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 3/22/18
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating March as “American Red Cross Month” in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 3/21/18
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A package of bills intended to strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence are on the move (Wednesday) in the General Assembly. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman. 3/20/18
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A number of criminal justice reform measures were discussed at a state Capitol public hearing (Monday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Pat Browne of Lehigh County. 3/19/18
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