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Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wolf Administration – Rendell 2.0? »
HARRISBURG - Governor Wolf, sworn in on January 20 as Pennsylvania’s 47 th governor, has selected a cabinet that has ma...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Committee Assignments for General Assembly »
HARRISBURG - With the new 199 th General Assembly sworn in on January 6, new committee assignments will mean new faces...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Government Outlook for 2015 »
HARRISBURG – With lots of change in the state capitol, 2015 will be an interesting year. PLNA takes a look at what we migh...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Redding Named to Head Wolf Transition Team for Ag »
HARRISBURG - The transition from the Corbett Administration to the Wolf Administration is proceeding with full transition...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
November Election Brings Change, More of the Same »
HARRISBURG – The November 4 th election produced more of the same in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, with Republicans...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Scorecard for 2013-2014 »
HARRISBURG - PLNA had many successes during the 2013-2014 legislative session. Many of these successes were not achieved b...
Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eighteen Counties Identified for 2015 CHEMSWEEP Program »
HARRISBURG, PA – Agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in 18 counties can dispose of unwanted pesticides...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Clarifying Language for Time and Materials Contracts Signed by Governor »
HARRISBURG - A bill (HB 1543) to clarify how time and materials contracts may be used under the Home Improvement Consumer...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Bill to Exempt High Tunnels from UCC »
HARRISBURG – Governor Corbett signed into law HB 1440 which exempts high tunnels, and all other agricultural structures in...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Rolls Back Riparian Buffer Requirements »
HARRISBURG – Governor Corbett signed HB 1565 on October 22, a bill that would weaken the protection afforded exceptional v...
Saturday, October 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Opposes Bill to Weaken Clean Streams Law »
HARRISBURG – In a letter to every member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, PLNA has opposed a bill that would...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCNR Seeks Sources of Bare Root Trees »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has asked PLNA to advise its member...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Bill to Exempt Ag Structures from the UCC May Pass »
HARRISBURG – A bill, HB 1440, that would exempt agricultural structures from the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) seems to...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (2 Comments - view/add)
Turf Grass Fertilizer Bill Dead? »
HARRISBURG – With only six more session days left in the 2014 General Assembly, SB 1149 , the EPA-backed turf grass ferti...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill to Clarify Time and Materials Contract Use Advances »
HARRISBURG - A bill (HB 1543) to clarify how time and materials contracts may be used under the Home Improvement Consumer...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Redraft of Noxious Weed Law Improves but Still Needs Work »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) recently released a fourth draft of a proposed rewrite of th...
Monday, August 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Roush Named New Penn State Ag Sciences Dean »
UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State announced in July that Richard Roush will be the new dean of the College of Agricultural Scie...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
State 2014-15 Budget Hides $2 Billion Structural Deficit »
HARRISBURG – The $29.1 billion budget that the General Assembly placed on Governor Corbett’s desk is a ticking time bomb t...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill to Encourage Green Infrastructure Passes »
HARRISBURG – A bill to encourage the use of green infrastructure and other best management practices (BMPs), such as rain...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Amends Home Improvement Contractor Law »
HARRISBURG – A House bill ( 1543 ) that amends the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Contractor Registration law has passed th...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Opposes Pesticide Notice Bill »
HARRISBURG – PLNA has come out in opposition to HB 1459 that would require 72 hour notice before pesticides could be use...
Monday, July 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pa.’s Chesapeake Bay Report: Good News/Bad News »
ANNAPOLIS , MD -  A recent assessment by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) found that Pennsylvania has exceeded...
Thursday, June 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lyme Disease Bill Passes General Assembly »
WEST CHESTER  – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that  Senate Bill 177 , the Lyme and Related Tick-Bo...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stage Set for November Governor Showdown »
HARRISBURG – With May’s primary now over, the stage is set for a November election day showdown with Republican Governor...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
General Assembly Moves toward a Tough Budget »
HARRISBURG – The 2014-15 budget is shaping up to be one of the toughest since Governor Corbett’s first year in office....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Issues Stall Legislation »
HARRISBURG - With the impending state budget, legislation of interest to PLNA has not moved. That’s good news and bad new...
Friday, May 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arbor Day Goes Native and Sustainable »
HARRISBURG - For the past seven years, the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association has had the honor of presenting...
Thursday, May 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Members Get Tax Refunds on High Tunnels »
HARRISBURG - PLNA members who have checked their tax assessment records and found that their high tunnels were being taxe...
Thursday, May 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Issues New Draft Noxious Weed Law Rewrite »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) released the third draft   of its rewrite of the s...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawn Fertilizer Bill Moves Forward »
HARRISBURG - The Senate bill to regulate the application of turfgrass fertilizer (SB 1149) took a step closer to...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Question of the Month: FMCSA Audits »
Jeremiah Beaston from Sunrise Landscape Service asks PLNA: "We just got our federal DOT numbers. Now we are getting call...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
High Court Decision May Affect ACRE »
HARRISBURG – In December 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down a decision that may have far-reaching implicati...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarification: Sales Tax and Delivery Charge »
HARRISBURG – Last month, e-News contained an answer to a question about how sales taxes are levied on delivery charges....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA-Backed Turf Fertilizer Bill Approved by Senate Committee »
HARRISBURG, PA - As expected, the Pennsylvania Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee voted 9-0 on February 4 to...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sales Tax on Delivery Charges »
HARRISBURG – PLNA received a question recently on our website from a member on when sales taxes are due on delivery char...

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