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‘Revenge Porn’ Bill Readied In Pennsylvania Senate

The ACLU says legislation that would criminalize so-called “revenge porn” in Pennsylvania needs to balance the needs of victims with protection of free expression.

12/11/2013

Dr. Bruce MacLeod at podium (credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania Medical Society President Sees Doctor Shortage On The Horizon

The head of the Pennsylvania Medical Society foresees an at least temporary shortage of doctors as the new federal health care law continues to roll out.

12/11/2013

Pennsylvania Lottery. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett’s Effort To Hire Private Company To Manage Pa. Lottery Back In High Gear

William Dando, the legislative director for AFSCME District Council 13, says the Corbett administration is negotiating with his union on the issues of should a private manager be hired and the future of Lottery employees.

12/05/2013

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Pennsylvania House Set For Final Vote On Transportation Funding Bill

The stage is now set for a final vote on major new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit after the state Senate approved a bill yesterday.

11/21/2013

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City Council To Extend Gentrification Relief Deadline

City Council plans to extend a deadline for one of the programs that will give homeowners relief next year in the wake of Philadelphia’s new property assessments.

11/17/2013

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Despite New Co-Sponsor, No Vote Likely For Pa. Medical Marijuana Bill

Democratic state Senator Daylin Leach – who’s also running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district – has long been a champion of legalizing marijuana. But this time, he says he’s picked up a Republican Senator who will co-sponsor his legislation to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

11/15/2013

Gov. Tom Corbett opens his re-election campaign.  (Credit: KDKA, Pittsburgh)

Dems Sharpen Knives As Corbett Kicks Off Campaign

Corbett’s poll numbers have slid from bad to worse, and his campaign kickoff follows a tough summer.

11/09/2013

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Pa. House Speaker Won’t Rule Out Kathleen Kane Impeachment

The speaker of the state house says he’s not dismissing a move by a Republican member to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane for her decision not to defend Pennsylvania’s marriage law in court.

10/23/2013

Tolls on the PA Turnpike

Pa. Lawmakers Push Back Vote On Transportation Bill Until At Least Next Month

The speaker of the state house now says a vote on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit won’t happen until next month at the earliest.

10/23/2013

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State Department of Labor and Industry Looks To Organize Its Phone Services

The new system is based on the last digit of your social security number.

10/21/2013

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Transportation Bill Looks To Get Off The Ground In Harrisburg

The week ahead will be critical for a bill that generates new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit to win approval during the current legislative session.

10/21/2013

(Gov. Tom Corbett -- File photo by Tony Romeo)

Corbett To Sign Bill To Speed Up Enrollment In CHIP

Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill that will speed up enrollment for many children who qualify for “CHIP” — the Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program.

10/16/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.15.13

Chris continues his coverage on the negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey and reveals that Rush Limbaugh is returning to Talk Radio 1210.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/15/2013

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‘Prevailing Wage’ Affects Pennsylvania Transportation Budget Talks

A new wrinkle has emerged as negotiations continue over a bill to generate new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania, a bill slated for a state House vote next week.

10/10/2013

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pennsylvania House Passes A Tax Shifting Bill Aimed At Lowering Property Taxes

The Pennsylvania House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would give local school districts the option of increasing other taxes for the purpose of lowering property taxes.

10/03/2013

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