Pennsylvania Constitution

Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Tony Romeo
November 18, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Victims of child sex abuse who want a new chance to seek justice are marking a partial victory. A proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution is now teed up for a vote in the state Senate. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
October 30, 2019 - 3:42 pm
In apparently a first in Pennsylvania’s history, a judge ruled that votes in a referendum next week about enshrining victims' rights in the state’s constitution will not be tallied or certified while a legal challenge is pending.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Pat Loeb
July 23, 2019 - 3:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The General Assistance program for low-income Pennsylvanians is scheduled to end on Aug. 1 , but two nonprofit legal groups are trying to save it. Community Legal Services (CLS) and Disability Rights Pennsylvania have filed a lawsuit, arguing that the state acted...
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Child sex abuse victims
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Tony Romeo
August 29, 2018 - 8:16 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It appears the recent revelations in the grand jury report on sexual abuse by priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses won't break the logjam over legislation to reform the statute of limitations long sought by victim advocates. The grand jury report recommends...
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