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Tony Romeo
July 01, 2020 - 10:44 am
Pennsylvania state senators gave initial approval to legislation that would allow Philadelphia, Bensalem Township and certain larger cities to opt out of the law allowing individuals to set off fireworks. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
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Tony Romeo
June 30, 2020 - 8:55 pm
A spokesperson for Gov. Tom Wolf said he will sign two police reform bills sent to his desk by the Senate Tuesday. And, there are more law enforcement reform bills still working their way through the Legislature. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Philadelphia City Council gave final approval to a stripped down city budget Thursday along with a hefty agenda of bills and resolutions, as it wrapped up what is surely one of its most unusual sessions ever. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
June 24, 2020 - 7:59 pm
The Pennsylvania House and Senate Wednesday each sent the other chamber a pair of law enforcement reform bills without a single no vote for any of the bills. Read more here.
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Piles of garbage in landfill
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Mike Dougherty
June 20, 2020 - 2:31 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged support for a bill on environmental justice, that would give the state authority to deny a permit to a company due to concerns about pollution. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 18, 2020 - 2:56 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a sweeping package of protections for renters. The bills are aimed at preventing thousands of evictions when the state’s moratorium ends on July 10. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 26, 2020 - 8:16 pm
Facing a deadline at the end of June to produce a new budget with an uncertain revenue picture caused by the pandemic, the state House Tuesday sent a temporary budget plan to the Senate. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Tony Romeo
May 19, 2020 - 7:40 pm
As Gov. Tom Wolf continues to resist efforts to reopen the state’s economy faster, he’s getting some pushback from members of his own party. Read more here.
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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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