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Justin Udo
June 09, 2020 - 1:21 pm
Some Pennsylvania nonprofits teamed up to identify what major problems people had voting in last week's primary election -- and to fix them before November's general election. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 08, 2020 - 6:06 pm
Philadelphia City Council has told the mayor it will not increase spending for the Philadelphia Police Department as he proposed in the revised budget he sent them on May 1. Members sent a letter to the mayor Monday following another day of budget hearings. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
March 31, 2020 - 8:37 pm
A victims’ rights advocacy group is speaking out after the ACLU filed a lawsuit asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to free some inmates from jails and prisons because of the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
March 31, 2020 - 8:05 pm
A federal Judge in Harrisburg issued an order Tuesday freeing 13 medically vulnerable immigrants who were in ICE detention centers across Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Prison.
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Cherri Gregg
March 17, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Three groups have reached out to federal, state, county prison facilities and detention centers demanding more protections for those who are incarcerated in Pennsylvania during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Montgomery county courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
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Jim Melwert
March 05, 2020 - 9:07 am
One week after the top two lawyers in the Montgomery County public defenders’ office were fired, several groups are planning a rally in their support on the courthouse steps. Read more here.
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Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 5:35 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions. Read more here.
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A sign is displayed outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:35 am
McDonald's got tough on its former CEO, who was fired last week for having a consensual relationship with an employee. Now, some workers say, the company needs to get tougher on sexual harassment in its restaurants.
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Tony Romeo
October 30, 2019 - 3:42 pm
In apparently a first in Pennsylvania’s history, a judge ruled that votes in a referendum next week about enshrining victims' rights in the state’s constitution will not be tallied or certified while a legal challenge is pending.
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signs a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state, in Montgomery, Ala.
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 12:33 pm
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama's near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part of wave of abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional.
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