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PA Bill Number: SB1072

Title: In preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of ...

Description: In preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of ...

Last Action: Third consideration and final passage (49-0)

Last Action Date: Apr 25, 2018

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Additional US Congress Election Information

Rick Saccone for Congress: The state rep is ready to move on to U.S. House :: 03/13/2018

Voters in the 18th Congressional District will go the polls Tuesday in a special election to replace Tim Murphy, the disgraced Republican who represented his constituents well but was forced to resign. 


Joe Kennedy campaigns quietly for Conor Lamb :: 02/02/2018

The race to replace Rep. Tim Murphy in Washington is in the national spotlight, with big money and big names weighing in — but the two candidates appear to be managing the star power available to them quite differently.


Democrat Lamb takes early fundraising lead over Saccone in race to fill Tim Murphy's congressional seat :: 02/01/2018

Though a political novice in a Republican-friendly district, Democrat Conor Lamb has so far outpaced the fundraising of his rival, Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone, in the March 13 special election for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.


Dem Party Leadership Money Flows to Conor Lamb :: 01/31/2018

Democrat Conor Lamb’s attempt to disavow unpopular party leadership during his special election bid in Pennsylvania’s 18th district was further complicated on Wednesday with the disclosure that his campaign received thousands from Rep. Steny Hoyer (D., Md.), who serves as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (Calif.) top lieutenant.


Lamb gets first endorsement from big-ticket national group :: 01/17/2018

In the early days leading up to the special election in the 18th Congressional District, Republican Rick Saccone has dominated the airwaves, thanks to ads by outside spending groups.


Trump visit to support Saccone shows high stakes of District 18 race :: 01/12/2018

Ordinarily, you’d expect pundits to be impressed by news that President Donald Trump plans to visit Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District next week.


Lamb, Saccone both hope for blue-collar support in special congressional election :: 12/26/2017

It’s not easy to hold together a congressional district that sprawls across four counties, linking industrial towns with farmland and affluent suburbs. In suburban Pittsburgh’s 18th District, former U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy did so by espousing conservative social and economic views while occasionally backing organized labor on key concerns.


The next special election that could portend a Democratic wave :: 12/23/2017

A March special election in a conservative-leaning stretch of western Pennsylvania that Donald Trump won by 20 points is the next big test of whether a Democratic wave will sweep the party into the House majority for the first time 2010.


This election will test Trump's staying power in the Rust Belt :: 12/09/2017

WAYNESBURG, Pa. — In less than five months, the true test of President Trump’s staying power in the Rust Belt will finally be here. A House seat in southwestern Pennsylvania, which voted solidly for Trump in 2016, is up for grabs in a special election on March 13.


Democrats hit Saccone over 'presumption of innocence' remark in Roy Moore discussion :: 12/07/2017

With allegations of sexual misconduct continuing to roil national politics, Pennsylvania Democrats are trying to link the Republican Party's most controversial candidate to state Rep. Rick Saccone, the Elizabeth Republican who is running to replace Tim Murphy in Congress.


Democrats choose Conor Lamb, a former federal prosecutor, to replace Tim Murphy :: 11/19/2017

Over 500 Democratic committee members gathered in Washington, Pa., on Sunday to pick former federal prosecutor Conor Lamb, who has never run for office before, to be their champion in a special election for the 18th Congressional District to replace Tim Murphy.