scott-conklin

Pa.’s bitter, chaotic redistricting cycle likely to reach crescendo in court

BY: - January 12, 2022

To be sure, they are giving it a go. New state House and Senate maps could be approved as soon as next week by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission under constitutionally required deadlines.

Harrisburg Republicans advance redistricting reform amid map fight

BY: - January 10, 2022

The proposal has a long way to go to become law — the earliest that could happen is spring 2023. But it’s the latest in a run of constitutional changes from Harrisburg Republicans that could reshuffle the balance of power in favor of the General Assembly.

Pa. House GOP renews its push to require post-election reviews

BY: - November 9, 2021

A bill authored by House Speaker Bryan Cutler tasks the Auditor General's office with conducting 'results-confirming' reviews of Pa. elections

State lawmaker looks for ‘supplement’ to dwindling dog warden presence

BY: - May 1, 2021

Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Centre, believes his bill is of growing importance as the state’s Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement faces down a yet-to-be-fixed funding deficit. 

Centre County lawmaker calls for Pennsylvania to regulate herbal supplement kratom

BY: - April 13, 2019

A controversy over an over-the-counter herbal supplement has reached the Pennsylvania State House.