To protect wildlife, SWPa lawmaker wants to take the air out of mass balloon releases
Violators could be hit with fines up to $100, according to the bill's sponsor, Rep. Matthew Dowling, R-Fayette, who says he's pursuing the legislation to protect the commonwealth's wildlife and livestock.
Pa. Gov. Wolf vetoes GOP-authored local gun law preemption bill
Wolf called the bill “an attack on local governments who take action to find common sense solutions to gun violence."
Senate OKs bill strengthening veto-bound firearm ordinance preemption
The Republican-controlled Senate has approved a GOP-penned — and veto-bound bill — that would punish municipalities for enacting firearm ordinances stricter than Pennsylvania law. The previously approved House legislation, authored by state Rep. Matthew Dowling, R-Fayette, makes towns and cities responsible for all legal costs in successful court challenges to local restrictions. The Senate on […]
Pa. Senate committee advances local firearm ordinance preemption bill
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, vowed to veto its companion bill, introduced by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, R-Clearfield, which passed the Senate in November.
A bad idea whose time has come (again). Pa. House panel to take up local gun preemption bill | Monday Morning Coffee
Gun violence reduction advocates are mobilizing against the punitive preemption bill now before the House Judiciary Committee.