Summer Recess

It appears that there will not be action to increase the minimum wage this week as state lawmakers hold their final scheduled session days before summer recess.
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Tony Romeo
June 24, 2019 - 2:40 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf have reached agreement on a new state budget calling for no new taxes and fees. The governor says the budget deal meets his objectives, even though it appears there will not be action on some of his priorities – including an...
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Capitol
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July 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have a plan for helping students afford the growing costs of college, in part by creating a partnership with states to provide two years of tuition-free community college. They also want to take $5 billion House Republicans have proposed for President Donald Trump'...
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Central High School
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 26, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As this school year winds down, Philadelphia teachers and students will have a little less time to get ready for the next school year. Philadelphia's new school year will start earlier than ever, to the dismay of many students. "It's going to be hot," said Central...
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