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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: The U.S. Capitol is seen on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Kristen Johanson
March 25, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The $2 trillion stimulus package would give money directly to taxpayers, expand unemployment benefits, support small businesses and aid hospitals throughout the Philadelphia-area. Read more here.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, accompanied by White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and acting White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, walks to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill.
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AP News
March 25, 2020 - 6:27 am
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council will meet on Thursday despite the restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The members have one pressing item to take care of. Read more here.
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Senator Bob Casey (D- PA) addresses supporters.
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Justin Udo
March 16, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is working with local officials and leaders in the aging and disability communities to figure out how lawmakers can be helpful in protecting them during the coronavirus epidemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Council committee considers bill to establish rules for opening a safe injection site.
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Pat Loeb
March 09, 2020 - 4:42 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee Monday advanced a bill that would establish strict rules for opening a safe injection site. The action followed three hours of testimony. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
January 29, 2020 - 1:21 pm
The state Senate has sent the House legislation that would move up the date of Pennsylvania’s presidential primary, starting in 2024. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
January 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Senate has sent the House legislation that would increase penalties for repeat DUI offenders. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Tony Romeo
January 26, 2020 - 9:45 am
The state House has approved a package of bills that aim to increase penalties or expand the definition of crimes related to human trafficking. One of the goals is to punish those who engage in trafficking and not the victims of it. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Philadelphia City Council has been back in session for one day and already has dozens of bills and resolutions before it. Read more now.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council opens a new four year term Thursday and they plan to bolt out of the gate. A heavy agenda of resolutions and bill introductions is expected. Read more here.
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