The House and Senate will be in session on Tuesday and Wednesday. Eight voting days remain until the end of the year.
November 12– House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on Senate Bill 150 (Pileggi-R- Delaware) further providing for the collection and use of DNA. Room 140. 10 a.m.
General Assembly Redesigns Website
The General Assembly has updated its website. New features include:
— a front page that highlights current, relevant content such as convening times for the Senate and House, upcoming committee meetings and recent votes;
— new pages for the Senate and the House which highlight recent roll call votes and scheduled committee meetings;
— buttons on nearly every page which make it easy for users to share that page on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn;
— the ability to track bill and committee activity through the free PaLegis Notifications email system.
— easier tools to help residents identify their legislators and find the text of bills being considered;
— new Google Calendar and iCal features, making it easy to add upcoming committee meetings to the user’s personal calendar;
— integrated, relevant tweets from the nonpartisan @PaLegis Twitter account;
— a new “popular pages” tab on the front page, giving instant access to the most-visited pages on the website;
— an enhanced executive nominations section, which includes links to roll call votes, nomination letters, and Statements of Financial Interest;
— easier site navigation, with relevant additional information in the right column; and
— an entirely new, user-friendly look and feel throughout the website.
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