executive order

Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
September 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order requiring that gun vendors the state buys from follow public safety principles. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
August 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf wants more accountability from charter schools, and he's taking executive action to change the state's charter regulations. But charter operators are saying "not so fast." The governor's executive order would allow school districts to cap...
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Donald Trump
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June 24, 2019 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down. The idea is to give patients practical information that they can use to save money. For example, if a...
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President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question after signing an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Washington.
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June 24, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. The sanctions follow...
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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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