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State awards $100,000 grant for Schenley Park restoration

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Funding Authority awarded the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy a $100,000 grant to restore parts of Flagstaff Hill, located across from the Phipps Conservatory.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 17, 2019

Schenley Park’s Flagstaff Hill will soon be getting some TLC, thanks to a state grant.

State Rep. Dan Frankel hosts gun policy hearing in WPU

State Rep. Dan Frankel held a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on gun violence on Friday morning in the William Pitt Union.

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

September 14, 2019

Friday’s meeting, attended by about 20 members of the public, centered on HB1075, a bill that seeks to establish a process for obtaining ERPOs.

New state law breaks down barriers to reporting sexual harassment

Gov. Tom Wolf recently signed legislation mandating that all universities in the state must create anonymous online reporting systems for complaints about sexual harassment and violence.

By Jon Moss, News Editor

July 9, 2019

A new Pennsylvania law requires universities to make reporting incidents of sexual harassment or violence incidents easier for victims and witnesses.

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