Government Affairs

PNA’s lobbyists review thousands of legislative proposals during every two-year session of the General Assembly, monitoring each and sharing PNA’s perspective on bills that have a potential impact, positive or negative, on the industry or on journalists’ ability to gather news. 

Legislative Documents

Legislative Alerts

2015-2016 Legislative Session News

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Pending Legislation 

You can view bills and the position of the PNA using our Bill Tracker.


HB 1538
Local NAACP opposes bill to protect IDs of cops in shootings

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Line of duty: The names of police who shoot must be released 

Beaver County Times
Shielding police is bad public policy 

Bucks County Courier Times (Levittown)
Hiding officers' names a policy of secrecy

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Bill promotes police secrecy
Pa. bill undermines attempts at police reform

ā€‹LNP (Lancaster)
Bill in state Legislature that hinders transparency is not the way to protect police
Rolling back Right to Know




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