Vanessa Brown

(Pa. Rep. Vanessa Brown, at lectern, speaks with reporters.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Black Pa. Lawmakers Promise Response to Wave of Protests Over Deaths at Hands of Police

“People were calling and saying, ‘What are we going to do?’ ” noted state representative Vanessa Brown (D-Phila., at lectern).

12/08/2014

(Philadelphia Traffic Court, in file photo.   Credit: CBS3)

Pa. Lawmakers Take Another Step Toward Abolishing Troubled Phila. Traffic Court

The House Judiciary Committee in Harrisburg has overwhelmingly approved a pair of bills already passed by the state Senate that would transfer the duties of Traffic Court, which adjudicates moving violations, to Philadelphia Municipal Court.

05/14/2013

(Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Coalition Calls For Investigation Into Election Day Voting Issues

Pennsylvania’s Voter Protection Coalition is calling for state and federal investigations into the cause of problems at the polls in Philadelphia and across the Commonwealth on Election Day.

11/09/2012

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