gift-ban

COMMENTARY

So about that legislative gift ‘ban’ bill | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - November 23, 2019

A Pa. House Committee advanced a gift ban bill this week. It ends cash gifts to lawmakers and limit the value of other presents or travel that lawmakers can accept from lobbyists and other private citizens.

Pa. House Committee advances gift ban bill

BY: - November 19, 2019

The compromise bill didn't go as far as some good government advocates would have preferred, but they welcomed Tuesday's committee vote

COMMENTARY

The Legislature is back. Here’s three things to watch for this week | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 18, 2019

Buckle up, folks. This could be the last voting session of calendar 2019. And there's plenty of potential for mischief under the dome.

Turzai lends support to gift ban after activists shower lawmakers with dollar bills, get arrested

BY: - May 6, 2019

Twenty activists were arrested at the Capitol on Monday, after dropping dollars labeled “bribe” and blocking a building entrance in an attempt to pressure the state House to pass what they say is a long overdue gift ban. The activists came from March On Harrisburg, a grassroots anti-corruption organization, at the conclusion of a nine-day […]