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Pa. Senate OKs firearm legislation preempting local gun ordinances, expanding concealed carry

BY: - November 9, 2021

After three hours of debate on Tuesday, Senate voted to approve two pieces of legislation to expand concealed-carry rights and open the door for legal action against Pennsylvania municipalities that enact gun ordinances stricter than state law.

Pa. lawmakers continue to debate over ‘meaningful’ charter reform

BY: - June 17, 2021

The prime sponsor of an “educational choice” bill called the legislation the “beginning of a conversation.” But even with recent changes, critics say it’s a far cry from meaningful reform. The legislation sponsored by Senate Education Committee Chairman Scott Martin, R-Lancaster, would expand the state cap on tax credits for businesses that fund private and […]

Welcoming two new members, Pa. Senate back to full complement

BY: - June 9, 2021

Joined by friends and family, Sens. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, and Chris Gebhard, R-Lebanon, were sworn into the chamber.