Commonwealth Court

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
A Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Tony Romeo
January 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The status of "games of skill" that are spreading to Pennsylvania convenience stores, gas stations, shopping malls and other locations remains up in the air as the fight over their legality continues in court. Read more here.
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A judge's gavel.
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Tony Romeo
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state House has sent the Senate a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would radically change the way appeals court judges are selected. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
November 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Get all your live results for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey general elections here.
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
August 23, 2018 - 2:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of casinos is griping that the Pennsylvania Lottery is infringing on their turf. A coalition that includes seven Pennsylvania casino operators argue the state's new online offerings violate recently adopted gambling laws, by improperly "simulating slot...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 19, 2018 - 9:35 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania House has approved a bill intended to address a court ruling that put Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana research program in jeopardy. In a case brought by numerous dispensaries, growers and processors, a Commonwealth Court judge last month issued an...
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Tony Romeo
May 23, 2018 - 1:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- State officials are studying the implications of a temporary injunction issued by a judge in a case seeking to halt Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana research program. In a case brought by numerous parties on the business side, a Commonwealth Court judge agreed...
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