Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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Charlotte Reese
May 03, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Pennsylvania could become the third state to end child marriage, after the state legislature unanimously passed a bill to end the practice. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
April 22, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Some Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are calling on the governor’s office to help address issues in the food-supply chain. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 11:32 am
Republicans are claiming victory and Democrats conceding defeat in three special elections Tuesday to fill empty seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Pennsylvania Rep. Jordan Harris, Jasmine Sessoms of She Can Win, Philadelphia Councilperson Bill Greenlee and Erika Almiron of Juntos.
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Flashpoint
January 05, 2020 - 12:43 pm
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the many changes implemented in the Philadelphia region in 2019 and the impact going forward. Read more here.
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Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Voters in a West Philadelphia district in the state House of Representatives will replace Movita Johnson-Harrell, a lawmaker accused of stealing from a charity during a special election, early next year. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes David Chipman of the Gifford Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, George Mosee of PAAN 1989 and Pennsylvania State Rep. Movita Johnson Harell, who lost her son, father and brother to gun violence.
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Flashpoint
November 24, 2019 - 8:30 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the origins of crime and guns in the Philadelphia region.
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Waverly Woodson Jr. is one step closer to being honored by the Pa. House
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Cherri Gregg
September 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A resolution introduced in the Pennsylvania House to posthumously honor a black World War II hero from West Philadelphia has overcome its first political obstacle. Read more here.
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The Pa. House Judiciary Committee meeting Tuesday morning
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Tony Romeo
September 24, 2019 - 1:51 pm
“Red flag” and universal background check bills were not among the dozen-plus weapons-related bills approved by a key state House committee Tuesday, and the panel’s chairman says he does not intend to take up more gun measures anytime soon.
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