Police officers and protesters clash
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KYW Staff
July 14, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed two bills into law on Tuesday that progress police reform in Pennsylvania — one of the first states to pass legislation in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. The bills establish a database of officers’ employment history and require mental health evaluations. Read more...
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Cocktails to-go
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill on Thursday allowing licensed bars, restaurants and hotels to sell to-go cocktails, effective immediately. Read more here.
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Cocktails to go
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John McDevitt
May 19, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will sign a bill to permit to-go cocktails across the state. Read the latest here.
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Curbside cocktail
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John McDevitt
May 01, 2020 - 11:21 am
An emergency provision bill may soon allow customers to pick up to-go cocktails. The bill is on its way to the Pennsylvania Senate after passing the state House with overwhelming bipartisan support. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Tony Romeo
April 20, 2020 - 7:04 pm
As promised, Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a bill that would have required him to draw up a plan to reopen businesses. Read more here.
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Voting booths
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Andrew Kramer
November 25, 2019 - 5:11 pm
New Jerseyans who are on parole or probation would have their right to vote restored under a bill working through the Legislature. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 3:24 pm
A bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Pennsylvania's governor, along with legislation to invalidate confidentiality agreements that aim to keep child sexual abuse victims from talking to investigators. Read more here.
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Shopping cart
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Antionette Lee
October 24, 2019 - 5:30 pm
A councilmember introduced a bill on Thursday that would require businesses to start enforcing a system to keep shopping carts within the limits of their respective stores. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
A bill to grant Philadelphia tenants protection in the event of bedbug infestations passed a City Council committee Tuesday but with an amendment that angered advocates who spent years lobbying for the legislation.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A clash is brewing over a controversial bill in Philadelphia City council that would require every rental unit built before 1978 to be lead safe.
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