Pa. legislators, how about a present for your constituents? Pass the Gift Ban bill | Editorial

PennLive Editorial Board | Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News

A bipartisan House bill would make it illegal to bribe Pennsylvania lawmakers with gifts such as expensive meals, sporting event tickets, transportation, lodging and anything else of economic value.

HB 1291 is one of those proposals that makes you wonder: Why is this even a matter of debate? The answer in Harrisburg is always the same, because someone benefits from the way things are. And it’s not you, the voter and taxpayer.

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