Movita Johnson-Harrell

City Council President Darrell Clarke says he'll take another crack at a bill that would prohibit guns at parks and rec centers. KYW's City Hall bureau chief Pat Loeb reports that, this time, he's enlisted the help of state legislators.
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Pat Loeb
July 24, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's City Council president says he'll take another crack at a bill that would prohibit guns at parks and recreation centers and this time, he's enlisted the help of state legislators. City Council previously banned weapons at city facilities, one of the gun...
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Roughly two dozen lawmakers from across Pennsylvania gathered in University City Tuesday for a hearing on gun violence, where elected officials looked at causes and impact, but also asked for solutions.
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Cherri Gregg
July 23, 2019 - 7:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Roughly two dozen lawmakers from across Pennsylvania gathered in University City Tuesday for a hearing on gun violence, where elected officials looked at causes and impact but also asked for solutions. The lawmakers hailed from all over the state: Lawrence County,...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
March 28, 2019 - 6:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council will consider a resolution condemning a state legislator for a controversial prayer she said when Pennsylvania's first Muslim state representative was sworn in. Councilman Curtis Jones introduced the resolution accusing Clinton County Rep...
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Cherri Gregg
March 16, 2019 - 11:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —The 190th legislative district has a new leader—and she'll be breaking barriers. Movita Johnson-Harrell will be sworn into the Pennsylvania House and is believed to be the Commonwealth's first Muslim woman to serve. Johnson-Harrell won two thirds of the vote in a...
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