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Law Professor On Competing Obamacare Rulings: Courts Allowed For Different Interpretations Of Healthcare Law

Chris Stigall spoke with William Jacobsen from the Cornell University Law School about two conflicting rulings by federal appeals courts regarding health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

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Congressmen Inspect Central Pa. Facility Housing Immigrant Children

Congressmen Jim Gerlach, Pat Meehan, and Charlie Dent (all R-Pa.) visited a children’s home in western Berks County where children were being placed by the government.

07/22/2014

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Postal Workers Visit City of Their Genesis For National Convention

About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.

07/22/2014

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Astorino: Christie Won’t Back Me Due To Scandal

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino said Tuesday that he believes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won’t support him because of the ongoing traffic jams scandal in New Jersey.

07/22/2014

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Good-Government Activist Says Pa. Ethics Panel Working His Corruption Complaint

The probe was later shut down by state attorney general Kathleen Kane, saying she she had no choice because the investigation was so flawed.

07/22/2014

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Phila. Agrees To Better Compliance With State Gun Control Regulations

The settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia by gun-carry advocates will force police and other city officials to more strongly adhere to state law in a variety of gun-related matters.

07/22/2014

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Philadelphia School District Hoping For Viable School Makeover Plans

The district is inviting principals and teachers to present their own instructional ideas to overhaul Philadelphia schools.

07/22/2014

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Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension Crisis

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee’s pensions.

07/22/2014

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Poll: Americans Want More Women In Political Office

The government would do a better job if there were more female leaders in place, most Americans say.

07/22/2014

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With Misgivings, State Overseers OK Philadelphia’s Five-Year Budget

The head of the PICA board told the mayor’s finance director that he’d like to see the city do more belt-tightening in order to start a rainy day fund.

07/21/2014

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Phila. Police Dispatcher Pleads Guilty To Taking Cash For Tow-Truck Jobs

Former police dispatcher Dorian Parsley admitted she was the wreck chasers’ inside connection, taking more than $35,000 in bribes.

07/21/2014

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Montco Sheriff Turns To Social Media To Corral Deadbeat Parents

The sheriff’s department has done early-morning sweeps, and they want the public to take a look at their Facebook and Twitter accounts to see who they’re looking for.

07/21/2014

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Corbett Says Flood of Immigrants Pose Health Risk to Americans

Corbett says one of his main concerns is the health risks that may be posed by the children.

07/21/2014

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Tussle Over Credit For New Regulations After Center City Building Collapse

Tragedy can lead to legislative change. And that, in turn, can lead to politicians tripping over one another in the rush to claim credit.

07/20/2014

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AG Probes Campaign Contributions Involving Philadelphia Union Money

A spokesman for the attorney general confirms there is an investigation.

07/20/2014

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