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January 2019

The new chairman of the Senate Education Committee plans to address a number of key issues in the new legislative session. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 1/23/19
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating the week of January 27th through February 2nd as “Catholic Schools Week” in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom Killion of Delaware County. 1/22/19
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating January 23rd as Maternal Health Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 1/18/19
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Legislation intended to address prescription drug costs in Pennsylvania has been introduced in Harrisburg. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 1/17/19
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Legislation to allow voters who are registered as independents to vote in primary elections will be reintroduced in the new legislative session. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati. 1/16/19
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Improving the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay will continue to be an issue before state lawmakers as the new legislative session gets underway. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 1/15/19
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An issue that has been debated in the gaming community for years could come before the Pennsylvania Senate for a floor vote in the new legislative session. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Daniel Laughlin of Erie County. 1/14/19
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Legislation to further address human trafficking in the Commonwealth has been introduced in Harrisburg. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill of York County. 1/11/19
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For the first time in over 30 years, the state Senate Judiciary Committee has a new chair. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 1/10/19
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The Chairs of each of the 22 Pennsylvania Senate Standing Committees have been announced. Hanson Quickel has the details from Harrisburg. 1/9/19
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The chairman of the Senate Majority Policy Committee is mapping out an agenda for the new legislative session. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 1/8/19
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Legislation to extend child abuse protections to unborn children is being drafted in the Pennsylvania Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Don White of Indiana County. 1/7/19
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Legislation intended for individuals who support higher taxes will be reintroduced in Harrisburg later this month. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Mike Folmer of Lebanon County. 1/4/19
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One of the new faces in the Pennsylvania Senate has several legislative priorities in place. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Judy Ward of Blair County. 1/3/19
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The Pennsylvania General Assembly reconvened on New Year’s Day. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati. 1/1/19
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December 2018

A constitutional amendment intended to limit tax increases in the Commonwealth will be reintroduced in the upcoming legislative session. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John DiSanto of Dauphin County. 12/31/18
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A Mercer County lawmaker plans to reintroduce legislation to help older Pennsylvanians remain independent and avoid costly nursing home care. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Michele Brooks. 12/28/18
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Legislation that would provide another funding source to the Veterans Trust Fund will be reintroduced in the Pennsylvania Senate next month. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 12/27/18
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Property tax elimination legislation didn’t make it to the governor’s desk in 2018, but the prime sponsor of the bill says that the issue is far from dead. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 12/26/18
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A Schuylkill County lawmaker is planning to reintroduce legislation aimed at reducing costs at state owned and state leased facilities. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall. 12/24/18
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