Archive for category 7 – PSATS Publications

Bill To Streamline Gravel Bar Removal Process Reported from Committee

  On Wednesday, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee reported out a bill that would address a PSATS resolution and legislative priority by making it easier for municipalities to remove flood hazards, such as gravel bars, from streams.HB 2359 (PN 3507) would direct the Environmental Quality Board to establish guidelines for the removal of […]

PSATS Grassroots Lobbying Network – Week in Review (10/14/11)

ACTION ALERT   The PSATS Grassroots Lobbying Network is still under a State of ALERT for the House Prevailing Wage Legislative Reform Package.    Please contact your House members and ask that they support these bills, particularly House members from the following counties: Allegheny, Beaver, Blair, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, […]

PSATS – RECENT MOVEMENT ON LEGISLATION OF INTEREST

HB (House Bill), SB (Senate Bill), HR (House Resolution), SR (Senate Resolution), PN (Printers Number)   HB 10 (Turzai, R-Allegheny) (PN 1957): Would amend the Second Class County Port Authority Act to require the authority to provide transportation for the handicapped and grant to the Public Utility Commission sole jurisdiction over any authority other than […]

PSATS Grassroots Lobbying Network – Week in Review (8/8/11)

GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION SCHEDULE FOR AUGUST Senate: none – returns September 19 House: none – returns September 26   A Look Ahead to this Week Committee Meetings of Interest to Townships (All meetings are at the Capitol in Harrisburg unless otherwise noted)   Tuesday, 8/9: – The House State Government Committee will hold a public […]

PSATS Townships Today – Spring 2011

New Census Numbers Prove that Many Prefer the Township Way of Life Numbers don’t lie. And more than 5.5 million people — or 44 percent of the population — now live in townships, according to the recently released 2010 U.S. Census. This statistic, which represents an 8.6 percent jump in the past decade, is very […]