As more people turn to social media to get their news, two state lawmakers want schools to provide a class that would teach students how to spot fake news. Similar legislation was recently passed in New Jersey.
After years of delays and administrative mistakes, legislation giving victims of childhood sexual abuse legal recourse against their abusers passed the House Friday. The measure, championed by House Speaker Mark Rozzi, now heads to the Senate where it faces pushback from Republicans.
Democrat Amanda Cappelletti feels her Republican colleagues are viewing issues such as maternity leave on a more personal level now that she is about to become the first state senator to give birth while in office.