In Pennsylvania, PCRA is the professional organization for individuals that capture the spoken word. Every professional organization’s main goals should be to educate and advocate for its members, and PCRA does that for our members. It is important to remember that every court reporter needs to continually advocate for their own livelihood.

PCRA is proud to offer our members the skills and techniques to help them advocate for themselves, and to keep our members up to date on challenges and opportunities facing the profession.

In our Members section, you will find updates to critical information on the latest with the legislature and the judiciary.

You will also find some tactics that will help you become a better advocate for yourself and the profession.

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  • Tools on How to Effectively Communicate with Your Legislators
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Politics
  • Find your Pennsylvania Legislator
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I'm Just a Bill 

School House Rock video of How a Bill becomes a Law. A classic learning tool.

How a Bill becomes a Law in PA:-PDF File 

This file will walk you through how a bill becomes a law.

PCRA Response to AOPC: -PDF File

PCRA Letter to Supreme Court 2009: -PDF File