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Conservative group sues N.J. over voter registration records

BY: - June 20, 2022

State says documents would ‘expose critical vulnerability’ in election system.

Philly Mayor Kenney opens up about his proudest moments in office – and his biggest mistakes

BY: - June 20, 2022

Philly’s chief executive talks soda tax, gun violence, COVID-19 and his plans for the future.

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These are the demographics of student loan debt in Pa. and beyond | The Numbers Racket

BY: - June 20, 2022

This week we’re continuing our look at student loan debt, using demographic data from the Education Data Initiative, a research organization studying the American education system. 

An optimistic Seth Grove looks to begin bipartisan talks on election reforms | Analysis

BY: - June 19, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf’s office says the GOP House State Government committee boss has ‘no credibility on election issues’

These are the reproductive health bills currently before Pa.’s General Assembly

BY: - June 19, 2022

While both chambers of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly are controlled by Republicans, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, frequently has been the decider of reproductive health policy in Pennsylvania. 

Pa. moves to protect 32 farms in 18 counties from development | Five for the Weekend

BY: - June 18, 2022

'Saving farmland protects the beauty and productivity of our state, the health of our environment, the vitality of our economy, and our ability to feed a growing population,' Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said.

Juneteenth in Philadelphia: A list of events celebrating the holiday

BY: - June 18, 2022

By Chanel Hill Community events, concerts and a parade are just some of the activities that will be taking place Sunday in Philadelphia to celebrate Juneteenth. “Juneteenth is the celebration of freedom,” said Tamara Staley, president and CEO of The Philadelphia Juneteenth Family Inc. “The holiday was first celebrated in Texas with food, music and […]

FDA greenlights emergency use of COVID vaccines for kids under 5

BY: - June 17, 2022

The decision leaves just one hurdle, a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Judicial candidate Zachary Cohen, right, holds hands with his wife, Virginia, while awaiting results of the final ballot count Thursday in the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley)

Cohen wins Lehigh County judicial election by 5 votes

BY: - June 17, 2022

The count was delayed for seven months while the ballot challenge went through the courts.

Abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania. What to know about existing requirements, access

BY: - June 17, 2022

Abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania. Here's what to know about the procedure and existing law in the commonwealth.

U.S. Senate passes landmark legislation to aid veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange

BY: - June 16, 2022

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., voted against the bill, saying it '[substituted] Congress’ political judgment in place of available evidence.'Je

A man shoots AR-15 rifles and other weapons at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on October 12, 2019 in Greeley, Pa. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).

Few states seem ready to raise the age to buy semi-automatic rifles

BY: - June 16, 2022

As with buying alcohol, lawmakers consider gun limits for people under 21.