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Top Lawmaker Unveils Plan To Set Aside $500 Million For New Jersey TransitThe figure Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney is seeking amounts to just over 20% of the transit agency's 2019 budget.
Three Transgender Felons Seek To Ease Pennsylvania Rules On Name ChangesA Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names.
New Hampshire Democratic Debate: Pennsylvania Proving Increasingly Important In Campaign 2020Philadelphia is playing a major role in campaign 2020.
Mike Bloomberg Returns To Philadelphia For Rally At National Constitution CenterThe democratic presidential candidate is holding a rally at the National Constitution Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. 
Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Fights Back Against Federal Corruption Charges Against Him, WifeFederal prosecutors say the two business executives paid Johnson to use his power on City Council to re-zone properties in South Philadelphia, including the former Royal Theatre.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Unveils 2020 Agenda During State Of State AddressNew Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy plans to unveil his agenda for 2020 during his second State of the State address Tuesday.
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker Ends Presidential Bid After Polling, Money StrugglesThe U.S. senator from New Jersey had struggled in polling and fundraising since launching his bid last February.
New Jersey Lawmakers Set To Vote On Controversial Bill To Eliminate Religion As Reason To Not Vaccinate Public School StudentsNew Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on a controversial bill that would eliminate religion as a reason not to vaccinate public school children on Monday.
More Than A Dozen Saudi Servicemen To Be Expelled From United States After Review Of Shooting At Florida Naval Air StationMore than a dozen Saudi servicemen training at United States military installations will be expelled from the country after a review that followed the deadly shooting last month at a Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, multiple sources told CNN.
'Big Shoes To Fill': Fresh Faces Sworn In As New Philadelphia City Council Members Have Big Plans For CityThe new group says they are the next generation of city leaders.