executive order

President Donald Trump speaks in front of pipeline workers at the International Union of Operating Engineers International Training and Education Center Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Crosby, Texas.
AP Photo/Juan DeLeon
April 13, 2019 - 8:55 pm
By Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to jump-start the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline and other energy projects, President Donald Trump has acted to assert executive power over pipelines and such infrastructure. He issued a new permit for Keystone XL and insisted this exercise of presidential...
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Gov. Wolf signs an executive order in the Capitol rotunda Tuesday.
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Tony Romeo
February 19, 2019 - 1:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an executive order creating a “command center” to coordinate economic and workforce development. Jessica Trybus is a member of the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Board and founder of a company that uses video games to encourage young...
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President Donald Trump
December 31, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Veronica Stracqualursi and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday freezing federal workers' pay for 2019, following through on a proposal he announced earlier in the year. The move, which nixes a 2.1% across-the-board pay raise that was set to take...
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Pennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report on what he believes can be done to curb gun violence within the limits of existing state law.
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Tony Romeo
November 27, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Harrisburg, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report on what he believes can be done to curb gun violence within the limits of existing state law. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale believes a “community” approach is needed to reduce gun violence, starting with...
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U.S. Senator Chris Coons
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Cherri Gregg
October 31, 2018 - 2:15 pm
Updated at 5:35 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that birthright citizenship will end "one way or another," as he considers taking executive action to that effect. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., responded to the president's proposed executive order, as well as...
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Kensington encampment
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney called the opioid crisis a "disaster" and has ordered the creation of a emergency response group, according to an executive order he signed off on Wednesday night. The order mobilizes multiple city departments to address different aspects of the...
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Black Bear
David Madden
September 26, 2018 - 4:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An organization representing New Jersey hunters plans to go to court, opposing the Murphy administration’s ban on using state-owned lands to allow for this year’s black bear hunt. Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order last month that banned hunters from using...
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President Donald Trump gestures while speaking at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
August 31, 2018 - 4:18 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday directed the Labor and Treasury departments to work to make it easier for small businesses to band together to offer retirement plans to their workers. Trump signed an executive order requiring that the...
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Two American black bears in New Jersey
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David Madden
August 21, 2018 - 12:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order banning bear hunts in New Jersey state parks. Murphy campaigned in part on a pledge to end the hunts, which have been permitted under some governors and not by others. The governor's order covers about 700,000 acres...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Tuesday declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties for flooding conditions caused by heavier-than-expected rain over the weekend. The declaration allows for state...
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