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Jim Ferlo

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  • Winter utility shut-offs law poised for renewal in Pa.

    The Legislature is poised to renew a controversial provision in the state's public utilities code that made it easier for utility companies to shut off consumers for non-payment during the winter months.
  • I am gay and it is a great life, says PA state senator

    An outgoing state senator publicly revealed Tuesday what many people in the Capitol already knew: He is gay. Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Allegheny, said he was publicizing his sexual orientation as a show of solidarity with other lawmakers who are advocating...

    Police radar proposal is about money, not traffic safety

    New highway safety legislation in Harrisburg is not about highway safety at all. It's about the lust for money. If politicians and police officers had any interest in safety, they first would get serious about cracking down on drunk drivers, dangerous...

    Senate Advances Texting Ban For Drivers.

     
    The state Senate voted 36-13 this afternoon to make text-messaging by drivers a primary offense. The amendment by Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Allegheny, goes into a bill sponsored by Sen. Robert M. Tomlinson, R-Bucks, that would have made both texting and...

    Stop Shale Drilling Now, Protesters, "Gasland" Director Demand At Capitol Rally.

     
    Hundreds of activists from across Pennsylvania, including "Gasland" director Josh Fox swarmed the state Capitol rotunda this afternoon where they called on lawmakers to impose a moratorium on natural gas drilling and to move to protect water supplies...