State Rep. Mark Rozzi
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Tony Romeo
April 10, 2019 - 5:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Once again, the ball is in the state Senate’s court, after legislation intended to give victims of child sexual abuse a new opportunity to seek justice has again cleared the House. This time, lawmakers are taking a different approach. For years, child sex abuse...
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August 14, 2018; Harrisburg, PA, USA; State representative Mark Rozzi (D-Berks) speaks to media about the findings of the grand jury's report means to him after the press conference
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Tony Romeo
April 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Lawmakers pushing for legislation to give victims of child sex abuse new opportunities to seek justice are making a major change in their strategy. Victims of child sex abuse have long sought legislation that would, essentially, expand the statute of limitations...
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Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the third inning during a spring training game against the Chicago Cubs at Tempe Diablo Stadium.
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Mike DeNardo
March 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's not a $430 million contract extension, but lawmakers in the Garden State are considering a way to recognize Millville native Mike Trout. The hopes of Phillies fans were crushed at word that local hero Mike Trout was close to signing a 12 year, $430 million...
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From left, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, meet before holding a news conference on the Senate vote on ending U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen, at the Capitol in Washingt
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March 13, 2019 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition's war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented rebuke of President Donald Trump's foreign policy. Lawmakers have never before invoked the decades-old War Powers Resolution to...
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Net Neutrality.
Ian Bush
March 06, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Updated 7:25 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new effort to bring back net neutrality - Obama-era internet rules repealed by Republican regulators after President Trump took office. Congressional Democrats claim wide public support for the bill that would turn back the clock. Rep. Mike...
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New Jersey statehouse
David Madden
February 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey State Senate committee has approved a measure that would give terminally ill residents the choice to take their own lives, with the help of drugs prescribed by a physician. This is not the first go round for what is now called “Aid in Dying” legislation...
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FILE- In this file photo from Oct. 17, 2018, survivors of child sexual abuse hug in the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.
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January 28, 2019 - 4:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawmakers have returned to the Pennsylvania Capitol but have yet to revisit legislation on child sexual abuse scandals since an October fight killed a bill that would have allowed long-ago victims to sue the Roman Catholic Church and other institutions. The Legislature's new...
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New Jersey’s new law banning smoking on public beaches and in parks statewide is now in effect. But the legislation lacks one important provision: who enforces it?
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David Madden
January 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s new law that bans smoking on public beaches and in parks statewide is now in effect. But the legislation lacks one important provision: Who enforces it? “Does the word ‘almost impossible’ seem to work for you?” said Wildwood mayor Ernie Troiano. Troiano...
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New Jersey Rep. Andy Kim
Doug Hood
Mike Dougherty
January 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — Freshman New Jersey Rep. Andy Kim is just getting acclimated to life at the Capitol. One of his first orders of business is co-sponsoring a piece of gun legislation. Kim has co-sponsored the bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, legislation that he says kept coming...
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Cate, James and Sri, reaching out to members of Congress to push the president to sign the bill.
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Cherri Gregg
January 07, 2019 - 6:29 pm
HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The AP Government class at Hightstown High School in New Jersey is on pins and needles as they wait for President Donald Trump to sign a bill into law. The students spent 3 1/2 years working to get the bill passed. Social Studies teacher Stuart Wexler is managing...
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