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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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Here’s Everything You Need to Know to Vote in the 2016 Presidential Election

Happy Election Day, Philadelphia! Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The most important presidential race in modern memory is today. There are also lots […]

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As Legislative Session Nears End, Three Bills With Philly Relevance Advance

Pennsylvania legislators advanced three controversial bills yesterday involving gun rights, sanctuary cities and police transparency.

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Gov. Tom Wolf to Lawmakers on Budget: “The Time for Games Is Over”

Gov. Tom Wolf talked doom and gloom at today’s annual budget address. “Pennsylvania now faces a $2 billion budget deficit,” Wolf told a joint session […]

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The Brief: Philly’s Hotel Occupancy Rates Explode to a Modern High

1. Philadelphia’s hotels were more booked last month than during any other June since 1993. The gist: The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Center City’s hotel occupancy rates “reached 89.4 percent in […]

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Tom Wolf’s Cabinet Got Schooled on Your Right to Know

A governor’s first actions in office are watched closely by the media, presumably because they tell us something about their priorities. Since Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, was inaugurated last […]

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Lawsuit: School Funding in Pennsylvania is Unconstitutional

Seventeen years ago, the city and School District of Philadelphia filed suit against Pennsylvania, accusing it of failing to provide sufficient education funding in violation of the […]

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Pennsylvania Bill Would Allow NRA to Sue Towns Over Gun Laws

Back in 2012, the NRA attempted to sue several Pennsylvania municipalities when they enacted gun laws stronger than Pennsylvania state laws. (Mayor Michael Nutter led […]