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Wolf Firm, Wagner Wavers on Vetoing Abortion Ban, If Roe Fails

Donald Trump’s pro-life Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, awaits confirmation in Congress, and the viability of Roe v. Wade will soon be on the table. […]

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Gov. Wolf Raises State Employee Minimum Wage to $12 an Hour

Many of Pennsylvania’s lowest-paid state workers are seeing a bump in their July paychecks as an executive order that Gov. Tom Wolf signed in late […]

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From Sex Offender to CEO of Recovery Homes for Women

People in recovery for opioid addiction are among the most vulnerable members of society. So when they check into a recovery home, sometimes sent there […]

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Report Calls for Vast Reform of Pennsylvania Death Penalty

A long-awaited study on the state of the death penalty in Pennsylvania was released on Monday. The report — recommended by the Pennsylvania General Assembly seven years ago […]

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Alex Trebek to Moderate Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Debate This Fall

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry announced on Tuesday that Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek will serve as the moderator for the group’s sponsored gubernatorial […]

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PHOTOS: Inside Turn5’s Brand New Headquarters

Turn5, one of the region’s fastest growing e-commerce companies, is officially settled in at its new headquarters in Paoli. The company, which specializes in selling […]

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You Could Soon Gamble at Philadelphia International Airport

You’ve probably heard by now that Gov. Tom Wolf signed several pieces of legislation on Monday aimed at funding the state’s $32 billion spending plan. The bills […]

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Airports Will Still Accept Your Pennsylvania Driver’s License in 2018

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security granted an extension to the Keystone State for compliance with the federal […]

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Here’s How Pa. Republicans Could Royally Screw Up Your SEPTA Commute

State Republicans introduced a budget proposal last week that SEPTA officials say would be detrimental for commuters. The plan unveiled by Pa. House Republicans on Tuesday would […]

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Wolf: Let’s Test All Pa. Kids Under 2 for Lead

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to test every infant in Pennsylvania for lead. In a statement released on Wednesday, Wolf called on state lawmakers and the Department of […]

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Uber Just Ramped Up Philly Fleet of Wheelchair Accessible Rides

On Thursday, Uber dispatched a new fleet of more 70 wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) out onto Philadelphia’s streets. For Philadelphians who require accessible transportation options, quick […]

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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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Wolf to Sign Bill Limiting Public Access to Police Footage

Gov.  Tom Wolf says he will sign a controversial Senate bill that would limit public access to police footage. Under the bill, police footage (audio […]

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Wolf to Veto Bill That Would Keep Philly From Taxing Plastic Bags

Gov. Tom Wolf said he will veto a bill that would prevent Philly and other municipalities from taxing plastic bags. The bill, which passed the […]

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Wolf Urges Toomey Against Medicaid Cuts

Like a lot of people, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf wants to get in touch with Sen. Pat Toomey. Wolf sent Toomey a letter expressing concern for the […]