Pat Vance

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Name: Pat Vance
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Prescription drug database: help for addicts or invasion of privacy?

Drug overdoses in Pennsylvania increased by 89 percent between 1999 and 2010. Most of the deaths involved prescription drugs. Moreover, authorities say prescription drug abuse is closely connected to Pennsylvania’s escalating heroin addiction crisis, ... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vance opposes Sunoco expedition request

When John Perry first received a request from Sunoco Logistics to perform a survey for a new pipeline, he had a lot of questions.He didn’t understand why the company that said it would have eminent domain over the land needed his permission to survey ... [Published Carlisle Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Voice of Andy Hoover: Prescription drug bill has dangerous side effects

The Pennsylvania Senate is currently considering a bill that would give you as much privacy in your medication records as an inmate has in prison.The legislation has been introduced by Sen. Pat Vance, a Republican from Cumberland County, and pushed by ... [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

York County legislators split on medical marijuana

By CHRISTINA KAUFFMAN505-5436/@ydyorkcountyA growing number of state legislators wants to look past marijuana's illicit past and promote a medicinal future.Others remain opposed or undecided, and members of York County's delegation fit into all three ... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Guest column: Prescription medicine database would put patients' privacy at risk

The Pennsylvania state Senate is currently considering a bill that would give you as much privacy in your medication records as an inmate has in prison.The legislation, introduced by state Sen. Pat Vance, R-Cumberland County and pushed by the Pennsylvania ... [Published Delco Times - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

York County business leaders' luncheon includes new faces

By CHRISTINA KAUFFMAN505-5436/@ydyorkcountyThe years-long tradition of the York County Economic Alliance's Legislation Luncheon looked a bit different Thursday as two new senators made their first appearances at the afternoon gala, during which the entire ... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bray local election candidates

If you would like to make an addition to this list please email news@wicklownews.netIndependentCatherine Kennedy, Christopher Fox, Eugene Finnegan,People Before ProfitSharon BriggsLabourTracy O’Brien, Ronan McManusFFPat Vance, David GrantFGMick Glynn, ... [Published Wicklownews.net - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bill would require Pa. lawmakers to produce receipts for expense reimbursements

A state senator from Allegheny County wants to make it so lawmakers handle their work-related expenses like most private businesses and other state employees do.Sen. Randy Vulakovich, R-Allegheny County, wants lawmakers to produce receipts for reimbursement ... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Expanding police access to prescription drug records puts Pa. House, Senate at odds

Pennsylvania's House and Senate may be headed for a standoff over an effort to crack down on prescription drug abuse.A Senate committee approved a measure Wednesday for an expanded state database to track prescription drugs that would also give law enforcement ... [Published News Works - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Harrisburg Area Community College funding flexibility bill moves out of Senate

The state Senate passed legislation to provide flexibility in the 50-year-old funding arrangement that Harrisburg Area Community College has with its 22 sponsoring school districts.HACC President John "Ski" Sygielski (pictured here in ball cap) said the ... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Medical marijuana, state tracking of prescription drugs top priority lists of midstate legislators

“If you agree with me 100 percent of the time, you should have your head examined," state Sen. Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon County.State Sen. Mike Folmer, known for his conservative views, never expected to find himself on the side of legalizing marijuana for ... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Feb 15 2014 - Updated Feb 15 2014 - 2 reports

Time right for property tax reform push (Editorial)

We're here to be watchdogs for the communities we serve. And like a good watchdog, we know when someone is creeping around the house.In this case, they're creeping around the state House and the Senate.We've made it our mission this year to keep a close ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Feb 15 2014]

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Residents question Sunoco pump station [Published Carlisle Sentinel - Apr 19 2014]
Prescription drug database: help for addicts or... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 16 2014]
Vance opposes Sunoco expedition request [Published Carlisle Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
Guest Voice of Andy Hoover: Prescription drug b... [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 12 2014]
York County legislators split on medical marijuana [Published York Dispatch - Apr 08 2014]
No consensus: Support for property tax reform n... [Published Carlisle Sentinel - Apr 06 2014]
Guest column: Prescription medicine database wo... [Published Delco Times - Apr 03 2014]
York County business leaders' luncheon includes... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 28 2014]
Bray local election candidates [Published Wicklownews.net - Mar 26 2014]
Bill would require Pa. lawmakers to produce rec... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 24 2014]
Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania sees good sig... [Published York Daily Record - Mar 22 2014]
State Senate Committee Passes Bill to Collect P... [Published American Civil Liberties Union - Mar 20 2014]
Expanding police access to prescription drug re... [Published News Works - Mar 19 2014]
Harrisburg Area Community College funding flexi... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 19 2014]
Vance-backed prescription drug database bill mo... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 19 2014]
Confusion at the polls during special election [Published York Daily Record - Mar 18 2014]
Medical marijuana, state tracking of prescripti... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 18 2014]
LETTER: Time for change in Legislature [Published York Dispatch - Mar 17 2014]
Letter: Country Cuties -- Pride of Basin City [Published Tri-City Herald Online - Mar 13 2014]
Folmer to take part in senators' forum [Published Lebanon Daily News - Mar 12 2014]
By opening Philadelphia campus, State System pu... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 11 2014]
Would Shippensburg University secede from the S... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 11 2014]
Lawmakers, doctors push for Pa. electronic pres... [Published Beaver County Times - Mar 11 2014]
Time right for property tax reform push (Editor... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Feb 15 2014]
Commentary: We the people should demand propert... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Feb 15 2014]
Restoration of Opossum Lake sees old prairie bl... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jan 03 2014]
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