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KPBS San Diego
First House Incumbent Loses Primary, Plus 4 Other Important Down-Ballot Resultshis 22-year House career. The embattled Democrat lost his primary contest to st
First House Incumbent Loses Primary, Plus 4 Other Important Down-Ballot Results
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
his 22-year House career. The embattled Democrat lost his primary contest to state Rep. Dwight Evans, who had served in the Pennsylvania Legislature for nearly four decades. Even though he's the first incumbent to fall in what's shaping up to be an... Read more
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KERA North Texas
First House Incumbent Loses Primary, Plus 4 Other Important Down-Ballot Resultshis 22-year House career. The embattled Democrat lost his primary contest to st
First House Incumbent Loses Primary, Plus 4 Other Important Down-Ballot Results
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
his 22-year House career. The embattled Democrat lost his primary contest to state Rep. Dwight Evans, who had served in the Pennsylvania legislature for nearly four decades. Even though he's the first incumbent to fall in what's shaping up to be an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How bathrooms and transgender rights have become a flash point in the GOP raceCletus Abate was aghast after learning last week that the Pennsylvania legislat
How bathrooms and transgender rights have become a flash point in the GOP race
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Cletus Abate was aghast after learning last week that the Pennsylvania legislature is considering a bill that would extend protections to transgender people, including allowing them to use the bathrooms they choose. So she took a petition and... Read more
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Orange County Register
How bathrooms and transgender rights have become a flash point in the GOP raceMONROEVILLE, Pa. – Cletus Abate was aghast after learning last week that the Pe
How bathrooms and transgender rights have become a flash point in the GOP race
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Pa. – Cletus Abate was aghast after learning last week that the Pennsylvania legislature is considering a bill that would extend protections to transgender people, including allowing them to use the bathrooms they choose. So she took a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How bathrooms and transgender rights have become a flash point in the GOP raceCletus Abate was aghast after learning last week that the Pennsylvania legislat
How bathrooms and transgender rights have become a flash point in the GOP race
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Cletus Abate was aghast after learning last week that the Pennsylvania legislature is considering a bill that would extend protections to transgender people, including allowing them to use the bathrooms they choose. So she took a petition and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gamblers will enjoy new ways to bet, analyst predictsgame. Nevada and New Jersey have measures in place to allow skill-based games.
Gamblers will enjoy new ways to bet, analyst predicts
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
game. Nevada and New Jersey have measures in place to allow skill-based games. A similar proposal is before the Pennsylvania Legislature. “I look at skill-based games as no different from table games,” Holmes says, noting that a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Is pot an untapped revenue source?doctors to prescribe cannabis for certain medical purposes. It's not the only
Is pot an untapped revenue source?
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
doctors to prescribe cannabis for certain medical purposes. It's not the only cannabis-related bill moving through the Pennsylvania Legislature. One to set up a pilot program to legalize the farming of hemp for industrial purposes is moving... Read more
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The Brown and White
What's $1.3 million to Pa. lawmakers? Nothingto have to shell out the same amount, for the same expense, later this year. T
What's $1.3 million to Pa. lawmakers? Nothing
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
to have to shell out the same amount, for the same expense, later this year. That essentially is what Republicans in the Pennsylvania Legislature did last week, with Gov. Tom Wolf's concurrence, yanking a judge retirement age question from the... Read more
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Raw Story
Supreme Court considers taking case of disabled veteran serving life in jail for growing potby Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Montgomery-based advocacy group E
Supreme Court considers taking case of disabled veteran serving life in jail for growing pot
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
by Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Montgomery-based advocacy group Equal Justice Initiative. In addition, the Pennsylvania legislature on Wednesday sent a bill legalizing medical marijuana to the state governor to sign. Last... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
The Latest: Pennsylvania to be 24th medical marijuana stateknown as Dravet syndrome. 1:30 p.m. Medical marijuana legislation appears to
The Latest: Pennsylvania to be 24th medical marijuana state
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
known as Dravet syndrome. 1:30 p.m. Medical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way to final approval in the Pennsylvania Legislature within hours, as parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures are in the Capitol urging... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Pennsylvania to be 24th medical marijuana stateknown as Dravet syndrome. 1:30 p.m. Medical marijuana legislation appears to
Pennsylvania to be 24th medical marijuana state
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
known as Dravet syndrome. 1:30 p.m. Medical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way to final approval in the Pennsylvania Legislature within hours, as parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures are in the Capitol urging... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The Latest: Pennsylvania to be 24th medical marijuana stateknown as Dravet syndrome. 1:30 p.m. Medical marijuana legislation appears to
The Latest: Pennsylvania to be 24th medical marijuana state
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
known as Dravet syndrome. 1:30 p.m. Medical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way to final approval in the Pennsylvania Legislature within hours, as parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures are in the Capitol urging... Read more
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Philly.com
Medical marijuana bill nears Pennsylvania governor's deskHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Medical marijuana legislation appeared to be on its way
Medical marijuana bill nears Pennsylvania governor's desk
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Medical marijuana legislation appeared to be on its way to final approval Wednesday in the Pennsylvania Legislature, as parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures circulated the Capitol urging lawmakers to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Medical marijuana bill nears Pennsylvania governor's deskMedical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way to final approval in the
Medical marijuana bill nears Pennsylvania governor's desk
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
Medical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way to final approval in the Pennsylvania Legislature within hours, as parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures are in the Capitol urging lawmakers to act. Pennsylvania House... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Medical marijuana bill nears Pennsylvania governor's deskHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Medical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way t
Medical marijuana bill nears Pennsylvania governor's desk
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 18 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Medical marijuana legislation appears to be on its way to final approval in the Pennsylvania Legislature within hours, as parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures are in the Capitol urging lawmakers to... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County can hike hotel tax rate to 5 percentthe measure moves to the governor's desk. York County says it could get an ext
York County can hike hotel tax rate to 5 percent
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
the measure moves to the governor's desk. York County says it could get an extra $1 million in tourism money after the Pennsylvania legislature passed a bill Tuesday allowing the county to raise its hotel tax. The bill, which Gov. Tom Wolf's... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa. fast-tracking problematic abortion billThe Pennsylvania legislature is considering a blatantly unconstitutional law th
Pa. fast-tracking problematic abortion bill
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a blatantly unconstitutional law that would infringe on the most basic aspects of the doctor-patient relationship and cost this cash-strapped state hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not more. And it's... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Senate action may be close on medical marijuana billMedical marijuana legislation may see more action in the Pennsylvania Legislatu
Senate action may be close on medical marijuana bill
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
Medical marijuana legislation may see more action in the Pennsylvania Legislature this week. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman said Monday that his chamber is close to unveiling changes it wants to make to an 80-page medical marijuana bill that... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editornot been updated since 2001. Unfortunately, these regulations have been oppose
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
not been updated since 2001. Unfortunately, these regulations have been opposed by some in the drilling industry and the Pennsylvania Legislature. On March 24, the Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers Association filed a suit in... Read more
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The Brown and White
Local police need radar to combat speedingPolice-held radar guns could be coming to a neighborhood near you. The Pennsylv
Local police need radar to combat speeding
The Brown and White / Posted 22 days ago
Police-held radar guns could be coming to a neighborhood near you. The Pennsylvania Legislature is entertaining bills — for the umpteenth time, it would seem — to allow municipal and regional police departments to use the types of radar detectors now... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONnot been updated since 2001. Unfortunately, these regulations have been oppose
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
not been updated since 2001. Unfortunately, these regulations have been opposed by some in the drilling industry and the Pennsylvania Legislature. On March 24, the Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers Association filed a suit in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorroads because of the litter and fire hazards. RUTH RICHARDS MOUNT UPTON, NEW
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
roads because of the litter and fire hazards. RUTH RICHARDS MOUNT UPTON, NEW YORK Pass abortion bill Editor: The Pennsylvania Legislature has an opportunity to safeguard the rights of our most vulnerable citizens by enacting legislation... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONroads because of the litter and fire hazards. RUTH RICHARDS MOUNT UPTON, NEW
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
roads because of the litter and fire hazards. RUTH RICHARDS MOUNT UPTON, NEW YORK Pass abortion bill Editor: The Pennsylvania Legislature has an opportunity to safeguard the rights of our most vulnerable citizens by enacting legislation... Read more
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Times News
Should judges be allowed on bench until age 75?primary election ballots in Pennsylvania on April 26. Referendum question A s
Should judges be allowed on bench until age 75?
Times News / Posted 25 days ago
primary election ballots in Pennsylvania on April 26. Referendum question A simple majority vote in both chambers of the Pennsylvania Legislature during two successive legislative sessions was required to refer this amendment to the... Read more

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