Pennsylvania

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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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Kristen Johanson
January 13, 2020 - 5:48 pm
It’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Pennsylvania’s Judiciary Committee Tuesday will be looking at a package of bills which would strengthen laws against sex traffickers and specifically, Johns — those who buy sex. Read more here.
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Cannabis grower displays medical marijuana plants.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 10:19 am
A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York. Read more here.
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Bedbug
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AP News
January 06, 2020 - 3:01 pm
Someone appears to have deliberately attempted to release bed bugs in a Walmart store in Pennsylvania, and police are searching for whoever was behind it, authorities said Monday.
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Sign directing voters.
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Mark Abrams
January 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
As we start the new year, Pennsylvania voters will find a few changes that go into effect when they start heading to the polls this spring. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf as he launches ‘Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters’
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Hadas Kuznits
January 02, 2020 - 5:43 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday launched a new statewide campaign to address issues regarding mental health. Read more here.
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A ski lift at Bear Creek Mountain
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AP News
December 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Authorities say a skiing accident at an eastern Pennsylvania resort claimed the life of a Virginia man. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.
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Tony Romeo
December 22, 2019 - 4:30 am
Gov. Tom Wolf has provided an update on his administration’s efforts to better reach and serve ‘vulnerable populations’ in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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A judge's gavel.
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Tony Romeo
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state House has sent the Senate a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would radically change the way appeals court judges are selected. Read more here.
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A news conference at Community College of Philadelphia discusses a shortage of teachers of color in the state.
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Mike DeNardo
November 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Pennsylvania is launching a new effort to recruit and keep teachers of color. Read more here.
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