My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Reese Spirits-To-Go Bill Gets House Approval - 4/26/2017
Legislation that would allow hotel and restaurant licensees to begin selling distilled spirits in the Commonwealth has passed the Pennsylvania House. House Bill 438 would establish a Spirit Extended Permit, which could be purchased by any valid hotel or restaurant licensee, allowing the sale of up to 3 liters of spirits for off-site consumption. Bill sponsor Rep. Mike Reese (R-Somerset, Westmoreland) said this is just one more step toward getting Pennsylvania out of the alcohol business.
Reese Charter Education Reform Passes House - 4/26/2017
Legislation designed improve charter and cyber charter schools in the Commonwealth has been passed by the Pennsylvania House. House Bill 97 would address a long-standing problem with the cyber charter funding formula and also would propose academic performance and teacher evaluations, bringing charters in line with public schools. Bill sponsor Rep. Mike Reese (R-Somerset, Westmoreland) said his bill would strengthen both the fiscal and academic aspects of charter schools in Pennsylvania.