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04/18/2019
The deployment of rural broadband was one of the focuses of discussion at a roundtable event held by the House Majority Policy Committee at the Penn Wells Hotel in Wellsboro, Tioga County, said Reps. Donna Oberlander and Clint Owlett.
04/15/2019
WELLSBORO — Tioga County employers, educators and elected officials met with state representatives in a roundtable to discuss infrastructural improvements to make the county more attractive to business and employees, Thursday.
03/25/2019
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Donna Oberlander of Clarion, chair of the House Majority Policy Committee, has declared a "mini-win" in her effort to prevent venue shopping in medical malpractice suits.
03/25/2019
The state’s lawmakers are working on a Workplace Development Package, a set of bills aimed at smoothly placing students in careers.
03/11/2019
Several members of the state House Majority Policy Committee toured Pennsylvania College of Technology, Friday, as the final stop before returning to Harrisburg and trying to pass the Workforce Development Package — a set of bills aimed at smoothly placing students in careers.
02/19/2019
Trial lawyers given the power by the state Supreme Court to overturn state law are connected to law firms that would benefit from a proposed change - and whose attorneys poured more than a half-million dollars into getting a Democrat majority on the court.
02/19/2019
Some doctors want to stop the state Supreme Court from changing a rule tied to medical malpractice lawsuits.
02/15/2019
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily set aside its contentious proposal to ease 17-year-old restraints on medical malpractice lawsuits.
02/15/2019
Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63rd District), chair of the House Majority Policy Committee, announced Wednesday that the committee would hold a public hearing to examine the potential negative impacts of the proposed repeal of a medical malpractice lawsuit rule.
02/15/2019
After an intensive push by Republican lawmakers over the course of the past few weeks, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hold off on implementing a proposed rules change that detractors said could have led to a return to the days of massive malpractice lawsuits and doctors fleeing the state.
02/15/2019
Law360 -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to push back consideration of a proposal to undo the state’s 15-year-old rule prohibiting venue shopping in medical malpractice cases until a state legislative...
02/15/2019
Harrisburg, PA — A seemingly small rule change concerning where medical malpractice cases can be heard could have a big impact on health care accessibility. That's the worry of a majority of the state Senate and others concerned about a proposal before a panel appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
02/01/2019
Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai made it clear this week that he was surprised to be re-fighting a political battle that he believed had been won more than 15 years ago.
12/18/2018
HARRISBURG – The duties of state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) in the 2019-20 session will include serving as deputy chairman of the House Majority Policy Committee, according to Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
12/12/2018
A state representative from Rostraver Township has been appointed as a deputy policy chairman for the Pennsylvania House Majority Policy Committee.