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July 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee has scheduled a public workshop on the issue of property tax elimination. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill of York County. 7/22/19
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The chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee says that additional roundtable discussions have been scheduled on the issue of veteran suicides. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 7/19/19
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A York County lawmaker is raising concerns about the 2020 Census and rural Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristen Phillips-Hill. 7/18/19
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A Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide was held in Wormleysburg this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 7/17/19
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Local Government Committee held a joint workshop to discuss the economic health of Pennsylvania’s cities. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 7/16/19
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Legislation that transfers “Stolen Valor” fines to the Pennsylvania Veterans’ Trust Fund has been signed into law by the governor. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 7/15/19
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A bill intended to help farmers transport their vehicles from one location to another has been signed into law by the governor. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Wayne Langerholc of Cambria County. 7/12/19
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Bipartisan legislation intended to combat sexual assaults on college campuses has been signed into law by the governor. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 7/11/19
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A new state law will provide school districts with another tool to address unplanned school closures. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillip-Hill of York County. 7/10/19
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Legislation to strengthen last year’s comprehensive School Safety and Security law has been signed into law by the governor. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 7/9/19
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A measure to help promote Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry into the future has been signed into law by the governor. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver County. 7/8/19
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A bill to help farmers alleviate the financial burdens associated with the implementation of best management practices has been signed into law by the governor. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 7/5/19
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A package of bills to support Pennsylvania farmers received the governor’s signature (Monday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver County. 7/3/19
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The PA GI Bill was signed into law at a state Capitol ceremony (Monday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 7/2/19
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The President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate is praising the recently completed 2019-2020 state budget. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Joe Scarnati of Jefferson County. 7/1/19
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June 2019

Pennsylvania will have an on-time budget this year with no tax increases. Hanson Quickel has the good news from the state Capitol with Senator Kristin Phillip-Hill of York County. 6/28/19
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House and Senate leaders held a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda (Wednesday) to discuss a legislative passage of bills intended to help Pennsylvania farmers. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver County. 6/27/19
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Legislation that will give school districts the option of using up to five flexible instructional days per year is headed to the governor for his signature. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill of York County. 6/26/19
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Monday marked the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 6/25/19
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The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee has approved a package of bills intended to address blighted properties in the Commonwealth. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 6/24/19
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Legislation intended to elevate the rights of crime victims is now before the governor for his signature. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Majority Leader Jake Corman. 6/21/19
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Legislation is now before the Pennsylvania Senate that would remove barriers to cosmetology careers. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 6/20/19
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The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill that creates tougher penalties for drug dealers whose products cause serious bodily injuries and impairments. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 6/19/19
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A workshop discussion on possible school district consolidation was held at the state Capitol (Monday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 6/18/19
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Legislation is now before the Senate that would close loopholes allowing child marriage in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Wayne Langerholc of Cambria County. 6/17/19
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The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill that authorizes full practice authority for nurse practitioners. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 6/14/19
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School safety and security legislation was approved by the Pennsylvania Senate this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 6/13/19
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Legislation that cracks down on human trafficking in the Commonwealth has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill of York County. 6/12/19
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Legislation of interest to seriously ill cancer patients has been approved by the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Judy Ward of Blair County. 6/11/19
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