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Pennsylvania Bill To Address Detainment Of Terror Suspects On Hold

A Pennsylvania Senate committee postponed a vote yesterday on a bill that would direct state and local agencies not to comply with federal law allowing for the “indefinite detention” of people by the United State government.

01/16/2014

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Pa. House Passes Bill To Stop Punishment Of Repeat 911 Callers

The Pennsylvania House has sent the Senate a bill that would prevent municipalities from punishing crime victims or people in need of emergency services who are involved in multiple calls for assistance.

01/15/2014

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Speculation Surrounds Liquor Reform In Harrisburg

Word this past week that liquor privatization talks are heating up again in the state capitol prompts the question: if a deal on legislation is reached, what might it look like?

01/12/2014

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See All We Grow At Pennsylvania Farm Show

Whether you love to garden or you’ll never grow a thing in your life, you should go to the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

01/06/2014

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Amtrak Service On Keystone Line Suspended Between Lancaster and Harrisburg

Amtrak says Keystone Service is temporarily suspended for passengers traveling between Lancaster and Harrisburg, Pa., due to boulders blocking the tracks.

12/30/2013

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Bucknell Students Sue Over 2012 Residence Searches

A federal lawsuit by six current and former Bucknell University students claims searches of a fraternity and another residential building early last year violated constitutional protections against unreasonable search and seizure.

12/20/2013

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Poll: Pennsylvania Voters Say ‘No’ To Online Gambling

“Pennsylvanians like gambling where it is right now,” Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said.

12/19/2013

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Pa. House Approves Bills To Reduce Legislature By One Fourth

The state House has approved bills that could lead to an amendment to the state Constitution that would reduce the membership of the state House and Senate by about a fourth.

12/18/2013

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Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Requiring New Teachers To Pass A Drug Test

The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would require drug testing for prospective teachers and other school employees in Pennsylvania.

12/11/2013

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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

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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

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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

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