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Government Information

a guide to finding U.S. federal, Pennsylvania state, and foreign/international government information.

Description

Documents in the News aims to highlight the use of government information in the news and media.  It is not an attempt to be comprehensive, but a place to foster discovery and access to government information and to highlight how that information may be helpful in the research process.

Current News

January 11, 2021. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 1984.” Rape survivor helped change law to remove obstacle in terminating rapist's parental rights. Terrie Morgan-Besecker. Citizen's Voice. Database: NewsBank. Pennsylvania General Assembly.

January 8, 2021. “Regular Session 2019-2020 Senate Bill 76.” Cambria County resident announces candidacy for state lieutenant governor. Dave Sutor. Tribune-Democrat. Database: NewsBank. Pennsylvania General Assembly.

January 8, 2021. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 2025" & “Regular Session 2019-2020 Senate Bill 950.” Armstrong board of commissioners signs new resolution opposing RGGI - PA Sen. Pittman and state Rep. Pyle: This could lose jobs in the area. Nick Vercilla. Leader Times. Database: NewsBank. Pennsylvania General Assembly. January 7, 2021. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 1808.” State of Pennsylvania Positioned as a Leader in Recycling Innovation. Waste360. Database: Factiva. Pennsylvania General Assembly.

January 5, 2021. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 327. Reviewing the laws Pennsylvania managed to enact in 2020. Christen Smith. News-Item. Database: NewsBank. Pennsylvania General Assembly.

January 3, 2021. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 2787.” State Rep. Mike Reese Dies At Age 42. Kris B. Mamula. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Database: Factiva. Pennsylvania General Assembly.  

December 27 - January 2

December 29, 2020. “Regular Session 2019-2020 Senate Bill 1296.” No. 6: Giant closure in Pottsville sparks political sparring. Christine Lee. Republican Herald. Database: NewsBank. Pennsylvania General Assembly

December 29, 2020. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 798.” The Removal of 'Vicious Propensity' Requirement Under Pa. Dog Laws. Joshua P. Geist. Legal Intelligencer. Database: Factiva. Pennsylvania General Assembly

December 28, 2020. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 196.” An Independent Judiciary Is More Important Than Ever. Deborah Gross. Legal Intelligencer. Database: Factiva. Pennsylvania General Assembly

December 27, 2020. “Regular Session 2019-2020 House Bill 327.” Events that helped Philly adapt in 2020. Molly Given. Metro - Philadelphia. Database: NewsBank. Pennsylvania General Assembly.