Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (July 24, 2017) –  A bill introduced in the Pennsylvania House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Pennsylvania, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 22, 2017) – Yesterday, a Pennsylvania Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Introduced by State Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Hatfield) and nearly 40 cosponsors, House Bill 45…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 19, 2017) – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania House unanimously passed a bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Introduced by State Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Hatfield) and nearly 40 cosponsors, House Bill 45 (HB45)…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 27, 2017) – A Pennsylvania bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients unanimously passed out of an important House committee last week. Introduced by State Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Hatfield) and nearly 40…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb. 7, 2017) – A bill that would effectively prohibit so-called “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with enforcement of some federal immigration laws passed the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday. A coalition of 22 Republican senators sponsored Senate Bill 10 (SB10). The legislation would require the governing body of all Pennsylvania municipalities, their…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb. 7, 2017) – A bill that would effectively prohibit so-called “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with enforcement of some federal immigration laws passed the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday. A coalition of 22 Republican senators sponsored Senate Bill 10 (SB10). The legislation would require the governing body of all Pennsylvania municipalities, their…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Jan. 27, 2017) – A bill that would effectively prohibit so-called “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with enforcement of some federal immigration laws passed a Pennsylvania Senate committee on Wednesday. A coalition of 22 Republican senators sponsored Senate Bill 10 (SB10). The legislation would require the governing body of all Pennsylvania municipalities,…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 22, 2016) – Last week, the Pennsylvania House unanimously passed a bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), along with a coalition of 21 bipartisan co-sponsors, introduced House…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (May 18, 2016) – Yesterday, a Pennsylvania House committee unanimously passed a bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), along with a coalition of 21 bipartisan co-sponsors, introduced House…