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Committee Backs Boscola’s Bill that Restricts Aerial Drones Near Prisons

Harrisburg, September 26, 2016 - The state Senate Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved Sen. Lisa Boscola’s proposal that would make it a third degree felony to use an unmanned drone to deliver contraband  to prison inmates. “While the advent of…
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State Senate Policy Hearing in Downingtown Focuses on Electronic Billboards

Downingtown - September 7, 2016 - At the request of state Sen. Andy Dinniman (D-Chester), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing today on his bill (Senate Bill 1301) that would toughen restrictions on flashing electronic billboards. "The state's…
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Panel Discussion and Film on Redistricting Reform in Bethlehem

Bethlehem, August 24, 2016 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) and Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) will take part in a panel discussion this Friday in Bethlehem on congressional and state legislative redistricting reform. Prior to the panel discussion, a segment…
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Joint Legislative Hearing in Pittsburgh Focuses on Eradicating Blight

Wilkinsburg, August 4, 2016 – At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, a joint state Senate-House Democratic Policy Committee hearing was held today on efforts and resources to fight blight within our communities, including the successes and…
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