Jordan Harris

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Cherri Gregg
May 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Republicans and Democrats in Pennsylvania joined forces Wednesday to announce a piece of clean slate legislation designed to reform the Commonwealth's state licensure laws. The effort could impact licenses that govern one in five jobs across the state. Pennsylvania...
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Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
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Cherri Gregg
April 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new bipartisan effort to reform probation and parole inspired by rapper Meek Mill, and Pennsylvania lawmakers joined criminal justice reform advocates for a press conference outside of the Municipal Services Building on Tuesday. "I hate that it's me, a...
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Schuylkill River Trail
Dan Wing
March 30, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A grant has been obtained to help complete a portion of the Schuylkill River Trail that's seen as one of the hardest areas to tackle due to the terrain and industrial activity. State Rep. Jordan Harris announced the nearly $1.5 million state grant, which will be used...
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Gov. Tom Wolf introduces his “My Clean Slate” program to help people navigate the new law, Jan. 2, 2019.
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Tony Romeo
January 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s first-in-the-nation "Clean Slate" law is now in effect, and a new program has been launched to help people take advantage of it. The Clean Slate law took effect the day after Christmas, and already, Gov. Tom Wolf says hundreds of people who may have...
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Cherri Gregg and Stephanie Sena.
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December 02, 2018 - 9:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill supported by President Donald Trump. The proposed legislation is endorsed by both the ACLU and the FOP,...
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Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green and Pa. state Rep. Jordan Harris
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Pat Loeb
May 09, 2018 - 12:18 pm
As the Pennsylvania Health Department takes applications for permits to grow medical marijuana, local elected officials are calling on the governor to ensure that Philadelphia gets at least one. Officials made their case on Wednesday. Councilman Derek Green says that by 2020, medical marijuana will...
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Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Chairman and state Rep. Jordan Harris speaks about a gun violence reduction initiative.
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Paul Kurtz
May 08, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf and members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus traveled to Grays Ferry to announce the formation of a gun violence reduction initiative. The announcement comes two months after Wolf took an eye-opening tour of Grays Ferry with Pennsylvania...
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