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Man with orange jacket and sunglasses stopping taxi in the city street
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Mark Abrams
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign into law a bill that would require New Jersey ride-hailing companies to roll out more passenger-protection and driver ID measures. The bill is known as Sami's Law and it's named in memory of Robbinsville, New Jersey native Samantha...
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Pat Loeb
June 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council Committee passed a bill last March that would provide sweeping protection from lead poisoning for children living in rental housing. But the bill's sponsor still has not let the bill come up for a final vote, and advocates are getting...
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Council members Bill Greenlee and Cherelle Parker exchange thoughts on the budget while Coucilmember Helen Gym looks over the numbers with an aide.
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Pat Loeb
June 03, 2019 - 7:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council advanced a $5 billion city operating budget Monday evening after a day of negotiations that included securing an expansion of the "homestead exemption," which will lower taxes for most homeowners. Council also killed a measure for the so-...
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Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing vice-chair Todd Stephens runs the commission’s first hearing on sentencing enhancements in Montgomery County Court in Norristown.
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Jim Melwert
May 29, 2019 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Legislature recently passed a bill that increases penalties for domestic violence if a child is present. Now, the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is working out the details, and advocates from Montgomery and Bucks counties got to weigh in with...
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Roy, complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill.
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May 24, 2019 - 1:09 pm
By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Friday, complaining it leaves out money needed to address the migrant crisis at the border and extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering...
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  The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang.
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April 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
By Kylie Atwood, Zachary Cohen and Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang, and insisted the US sign a pledge to pay...
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Former Gov. Tom Ridge was the heavy hitter called in by backers of a bill to prop up the state’s struggling nuclear power industry as the state House held the first hearing on the proposal.
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Tony Romeo
April 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Former Gov. Tom Ridge was the heavy hitter called in by backers of a bill to prop up the state’s struggling nuclear power industry as the state House held the first hearing on the proposal. Meanwhile, Ridge’s former energy guru was the star witness for the...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
March 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A bill on the governor’s desk in New Jersey would allow victims of sexual abuse when they were children a two-year window to file civil lawsuits, and one man who says he was victimized by a Catholic priest in Newark four decades ago is hopeful that Phil Murphy...
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Mike DeNardo
March 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy says he plans to sign a bill passed by the legislature Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to end their own lives. The bill allows a terminal patient given six months to live the right to ask a doctor to prescribe a life-ending...
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Tony Romeo
March 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf says he will sign a bill heading to his desk that will make it harder for state officials and employees convicted of crimes to keep their state pension. The first bill of the Pennsylvania legislature’s current two-year session set to become law is a...
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