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Municipalities want to limit carbon emissions. Pa. utilities want to preempt them

BY: - November 26, 2021

Nineteen states have passed legislation banning local governments from regulating utilities within their borders.

Plastic bag preemption suit takes aim at long time Harrisburg dealmaking mechanism

BY: - April 19, 2021

A legal challenge filed by Pennsylvania local governments to eliminate a state law blocking them from regulating single-use plastics could also threaten Harrisburg dealmaking as we know it. The suit, filed in Commonwealth Court in March by the cities of Philadelphia and West Chester, the township of Lower Merion, and the borough of Narberth, argues […]