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Philly.com
Time for Gov. Wolf to issue a new budget plan without the first one settledAnd now he has to unveil a budget for the next one. On Tuesday, Wolf will addr
Time for Gov. Wolf to issue a new budget plan without the first one settled
Philly.com / Posted 10 hours ago
And now he has to unveil a budget for the next one. On Tuesday, Wolf will address a joint session of the legislature and implore lawmakers to embrace some of the same core ideas he advocated last year: more money for public schools, and a permanent... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Take the test — or risk a stiffer penaltyIn Pennsylvania, in 2016, there will be more than 40,000 arrests for drunken dr
Take the test — or risk a stiffer penalty
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
In Pennsylvania, in 2016, there will be more than 40,000 arrests for drunken driving and over 1,000 of those arrests will be made in Luzerne County. These arrests usually occur at night, on a weekend. A motorist is stopped on suspicion of drunken... Read more
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Philly.com
Fenerty: Public safety, fairness drive PPA's ride-share concernsThe PPA supports the New York City regulatory model, which integrates the exist
Fenerty: Public safety, fairness drive PPA's ride-share concerns
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
The PPA supports the New York City regulatory model, which integrates the existing taxicab and limousine services with the newer ones in an overall for-hire transportation system. New York City regulates UberX and Lyft, requiring their drivers to be... Read more
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Philly.com
Safety, fairness drive PPA ride-share concernsSince its inception, Uber has embarked on an aggressive business model in Penns
Safety, fairness drive PPA ride-share concerns
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Since its inception, Uber has embarked on an aggressive business model in Pennsylvania that blatantly ignored existing laws prohibiting its UberX ride-sharing business from operating. This disregard resulted in two Pennsylvania administrative law... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorFeeling swindled Editor: It’s quite simple to understand the greed, cronyism a
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Feeling swindled Editor: It’s quite simple to understand the greed, cronyism and backroom dealings of the city of swindlers, including the municipal unions that have created Scranton’s pension crisis. Now the city is further insulting hardworking... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONFeeling swindled Editor: It’s quite simple to understand the greed, cronyism a
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Feeling swindled Editor: It’s quite simple to understand the greed, cronyism and backroom dealings of the city of swindlers, including the municipal unions that have created Scranton’s pension crisis. Now the city is further insulting hardworking... Read more
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The Brown and White
Easton Area 'hopeful' for districtwide full-day kindergarten soonBut it's difficult to say when, in part due to the lack of a state budget. Sup
Easton Area 'hopeful' for districtwide full-day kindergarten soon
The Brown and White / Posted 12 days ago
But it's difficult to say when, in part due to the lack of a state budget. Superintendent John Reinhart told parent Andrew Gillespie at Tuesday's school board meeting he's "hopeful" to bring the program to all seven elementary schools. Full-day... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hulton Bridge falls into history Neighborhoods The Jonathon Hulton Bridge was the first bridge across the A
Hulton Bridge falls into history
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Neighborhoods The Jonathon Hulton Bridge was the first bridge across the Allegheny River built by the County of Allegheny. For more than a century, it was a landmark for Oakmont.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Make 21 legal smoking agePennsylvania should get on the front edge of a developing national trend to sav
Make 21 legal smoking age
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Pennsylvania should get on the front edge of a developing national trend to save young people’s lives. It should raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. On Jan. 1, Hawaii became the first state to make 21 the legal smoking age. If New Jersey Gov.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Retired New Orleans archbishop with ties to Berks dies at 89Retired Archbishop Francis B. Schulte, who once led the Archdiocese of New Orle
Retired New Orleans archbishop with ties to Berks dies at 89
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Retired Archbishop Francis B. Schulte, who once led the Archdiocese of New Orleans and served as a mentor to the late Sen. Mike O'Pake, has died in his native Philadelphia. Schulte died Sunday at a church-run retirement facility, according to Sarah... Read more
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TribLIVE
Unleashing state power under Article VDavid Guldenschuh is an attorney based in Rome, Ga., and a leader in the Articl
Unleashing state power under Article V
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
David Guldenschuh is an attorney based in Rome, Ga., and a leader in the Article V movement, a nationwide effort to restrict the federal government's power and jurisdiction. He spoke to the Trib regarding the movement's progress. Q: For those... Read more
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TribLIVE
Government Texas-stylePennsylvania citizens should wake up to the useless Pennsylvania Legislature we
Government Texas-style
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
Pennsylvania citizens should wake up to the useless Pennsylvania Legislature we have. We still don't have a budget for this year. This group can't agree on anything. We are one of only a few states that have state-run liquor stores. The state has no... Read more
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The Express-Times
Should PIAA separate the haves and have-nots? | Your commentsEric Evans, a Bethlehem Area School District teacher and city councilman, set o
Should PIAA separate the haves and have-nots? | Your comments
The Express-Times / Posted 26 days ago
Eric Evans, a Bethlehem Area School District teacher and city councilman, set off an impassioned online debate with his op-ed column, "Saucon-Imhotep gap shows need for PIAA to act." Many people in the Lehigh Valley were stunned by the size and... Read more
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TribLIVE
End gay discriminationMy New Year's wish is for the Pennsylvania legislature to end discrimination ag
End gay discrimination
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
My New Year's wish is for the Pennsylvania legislature to end discrimination against gay and transgender people in our state. People from other states shocked to learn that it is still legal in Pennsylvania to be fired from your job, evicted from... Read more
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Philly.com
In defense of two prosecutorsI first met Deputy Attorney General Frank Fina in 2011 when he and Deputy Attor
In defense of two prosecutors
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
I first met Deputy Attorney General Frank Fina in 2011 when he and Deputy Attorney General Pat Blessington (my former colleague from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office) were investigating the House Democratic Caucus of the Pennsylvania... Read more
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E! Online
Sherri S. Appeals Court Decision Ruling Her Mother of Surrogate BabyA judge ruled in April that she is the legal mother of her and Lamar's baby, La
Sherri S. Appeals Court Decision Ruling Her Mother of Surrogate Baby
E! Online / Posted 1 months ago
A judge ruled in April that she is the legal mother of her and Lamar's baby, Lamar Sally Jr., who was born via surrogate and was already on the way when she and Lamar split up. But now the former The View host is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme court... Read more

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