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State Representative, Sister Arraigned On Pa. Charges

A state lawmaker and his sister have been released on their own recognizance after arraignment in what authorities call a ghost worker plot involving his district office.

01/29/2014

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Philadelphia Prosecutors Say They’ll Announce Arrest Of Pa. Lawmaker

The office of District Attorney Seth Williams said he will hold a news conference Monday afternoon to announce the arrest.

01/27/2014

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Pennsylvania Officially Elects First Openly Gay State Legislator

Brian Sims won a decisive victory in the Democratic primary in Philadelphia’s 182nd District back in April of 2012, and late Tuesday night, he announced on his Facebook page that he’d clinched his place in the House of Representatives.

11/08/2012

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Vandals Leave Racial Slur On Politician’s Campaign Headquarters In South Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for those responsible who splashed paint and left a note with a racial slur on the campaign headquarters for a candidate for State Representative.

04/04/2012

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Health: Prescription Pain Killer Epidemic, Pervasive In Local Suburbs

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic, and especially bad in Pennsylvania. uthorities say it’s striking a growing number of families in the suburbs.

02/20/2012

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