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Pa. Legislators Set to Vote on Country’s “Most Restrictive” Abortion Bill

Pennsylvania is already one of the nation’s toughest states on abortion – in the company of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri. But on Tuesday, state legislators […]

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Trump Comes to Pa., Talks Almost Exclusively About Truckers

When we found out President Donald Trump was returning to Pennsylvania on Wednesday, we wondered what he’d talk about – other than the tax reform plan (the […]

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Harrisburg Apparently Wants to Kill Philly’s Hotel Industry

In an effort to end the state budget stalemate, Republicans in Harrisburg are pushing a plan to add a 5 percent tax on hotel stays statewide. […]

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Report: Pa. Woman Legislators More Effective at Passing Laws

A new report claims that Pennsylvania’s woman legislators are more effective at passing laws. Researchers at the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University found […]

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Report: Pa. Is One Of the Worst Places To Start A Business

WalletHub, a personal finance website, recently released its annual list of the best and worst states to start a business in the U.S. Pennsylvania ranked […]

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Pa. Senate OKs Bill That Would Allow Teachers to Carry Guns

The Pa. Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow teachers and other school employees to carry guns on school property. After a heated debate, […]

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Philly Woman Charged With Attacking Police Horse During Protest

A woman from Philadelphia was arrested for allegedly attacking a state police horse during a protest in Harrisburg this past weekend. State police say 23-year-old […]

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Pa. Senate Committee Advances Bill That Would Limit Wolf’s Economic Power

A Pennsylvania Senate Committee has approved a bill that would limit Gov. Tom Wolf‘s – and future governors’ – economic power. Senate Bill 561, introduced […]

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Sims on Ethics Investigation: “My Appearances Are Consistent With State Law”

The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission has launched an investigation of state Rep. Brian Sims after a complaint was filed late last year alleging that he […]

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Trump’s Coming to Pa. to Celebrate His First 100 Days in Office

Like it or not, President Donald Trump will come to Pennsylvania to celebrate his first 100 days in office. The president will hold a rally in Harrisburg […]

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Kenney Hiring State, Federal Lobbyists to Appeal to Republican Legislators

Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration is in the process of hiring lobbying firms to appeal to Republican legislators in both Harrisburg and Washington, D.C., according to […]

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Sanctuary Cities Bill That Could Defund Philly Clears Pa. Senate

A bill that could drastically restrict state funding to so-called sanctuary cities like Philadelphia has cleared the Pennsylvania Senate. State lawmakers yesterday pushed the controversial […]

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71-Year-Old Republican Wants to Reduce Pa. Pot Penalties

If you want to look at how the debate on marijuana has shifted, just look at state Rep. Barry J. Jozwiak. Jozwiak served in the […]

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Pa. Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Anti-Union, Anti-Immigrant Bills

Much like President Donald Trump, Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are wasting no time in using their majority status to pass bills on their agenda. 

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Wolf Vetoes Bill That Would Stall Naming of Cops Who Shoot Civilians

Gov. Tom Wolf has just vetoed a controversial bill that would have limited transparency at police departments across the state.