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By Hiding Positive Coronavirus Test, Pa. Republicans Proved They Consider Democrats Illegitimate

The Pennsylvania legislature does not have a reputation as one of the world’s great deliberative bodies. But even if we lower the bar from “great” […]

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Pa. Rep. Chris Rabb on His Push for State-Level Reparations for Slavery

Earlier this month, during the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans’ forced arrival in colonial America, Pennsylvania state Rep. Chris Rabb put forth what some […]

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Pa. Legislators Want to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Pennsylvania legislators want to declare pornography a public health crisis. On Monday, the Pennsylvania House Health Committee voted 19-5 to approve a resolution that calls for […]

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Pennsylvania House Wants to Rein in Drone Use

The Pennsylvania House voted unanimously yesterday for a bill that would criminalize the use of drones in private places. First offenders would receive up to […]

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Pa. Senate Committee Approves LGBT Discrimination Protections Bill

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee voted 7-4 Wednesday to pass legislation that would prohibit discrimination in employment and housing based on sexual orientation or […]

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Pa. House Votes for Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks

The state House approved a fast-tracked bill Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill, which now heads to the Senate, passed […]

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Medical Marijuana Could Be Law in Pennsylvania Very Soon

After a long battle, medical marijuana is poised to be made into law in Pennsylvania. The House of Representatives passed the bill earlier this week; […]

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5 Takeaways from the North Philly Candidates Meet & Greet

“The people of North Philly don’t stop, they don’t get broken down, and they care.” That was event organizer Malcolm Kenyatta-Green’s main takeaway from Tuesday night’s […]

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House Judiciary Committee Votes to Launch Impeachment Investigation Against Kane

The state House Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved a resolution that would launch a formal investigation into Attorney General Kathleen Kane‘s conduct in office pursuant to […]

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Soon, the Apple Will Likely Be the Official Fruit of Pennsylvania

We still don’t have a state budget, but that hasn’t stopped lawmakers from tackling issues important to citizens of the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Earlier […]

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Michael Vick to Lobby for Pa. Animal Protection Bill

Michael Vick is doing a good deed for dogs. Vick, who pleaded guilty in 2007 to charges stemming from a dogfighting ring he ran during […]