Laws

Legislation

Baby Doctor

All Philadelphia public bathrooms now mandated to have baby changing stations

Schools

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New law allows New Jersey schools to hire armed retired cops

Guns

Pennsylvania Hunting

Pennsylvania hunters will be able to use semi-automatic firearms

Politics

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Bill to prohibit declawing of cats advances in N.J. legislature

Politics

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Pennsylvania toughens domestic violence laws to include choking

Flying

Real ID States

Residents of Pa., 4 other states risk penalties over 9/11 Real ID law

Laws

Inheriting Digital Property

Who inherits a selfie? Pa., N.J. other states seek to fill privacy law gaps

Laws

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Gov. Wolf pushes state lawmakers for bills to combat opioid addiction

Politics

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Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill

Laws

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Kenney vehemently defends Philly's sanctuary city status

Transportation

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Pennsylvania motorists can now legally run red lights — sometimes

Liquor

Pa. liquor licenses

Pa. liquor licenses up for auction in Philly, across state

Beaches

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Ocean City mulling proposal to allow dogs on beaches

Alcohol

Pennsylvania Beer Distributor

Delco lawmaker wants Pennsylvania beer distributors to sell wine

Laws

Pa. Liquor Stores

Changes at Pennsylvania liquor stores taking effect

Suicide

Suicide Victim

Chris Christie signs suicide prevention bill named for UPenn student

Laws

Jersey Shore town cracking down on people feeding seagulls

Laws

Industrial Hemp

Industrial hemp to become legal in Pennsylvania

Laws

Wage Theft

Philly's new wage theft ordinance is now in effect

Parenting

Parents, listen up: New car seat laws in Pennsylvania

Laws

Beer on Bar

Philly lawmaker calls for stricter enforcement of nuisance bars

Parenting

Newborn

N.J. lawmakers act to end baby monitor hacking

Medical Marijuana

Pa. wants input on regulating medical marijuana growers

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

What's the status of Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law?

Politics

Louisiana set to become first to pass 'Blue Lives Matter' hate crimes law

Education

Pennsylvania Capitol Building

Bill would allow 'In God We Trust' displayed in Pennsylvania schools

Laws

Camera Phone

'Upskirting' is now a crime in New Jersey

Politics

Medical Marijuana Pennsylvania

Medical Marijuana bill passes Pa. House; Wolf to sign into law

Politics

Tom Wolf

Wolf to sign non-discrimination orders for LGBT community

Politics

Beer on Bar

N.J. lawmaker wants to lower state's drinking age to 18

Streets

Clothing Donation Bins

Philly cracking down on illegal clothing donation bins

Mental Health

Homeless Teens Need Help

New Jersey teens can now get therapy without parents' permission

Transportation

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Cabbies shut down part of Center City for UberX protest

Gun Control

Handgun legislation presser

On Sandy Hook anniversary, Pa. state senator pushes tougher handgun-licensing legislation

Laws

New Jersey Statehouse

It's official! Bestiality in New Jersey is illegal

Laws

New Jersey car seat law changes go into effect Sept. 1

Safety

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Pa. landlords required to install CO detectors in certain rental units

Laws

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One night only: Ireland accidentally legalizes Ecstasy, other drugs

Legislation

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Utah votes to bring back firing squad if lethal injections unavailable

Legislation

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N.J. Senate committee approves Tesla Motors bill

Marijuana

Marijuana

Many Americans approve of pot legalization: Reuters/Ipsos

Politics

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Hillary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws

Legislation

Pennsylvania Liquor

Pa. House sends liquor, wine bill to Senate

Laws

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Legal pot arrives in D.C. amid wrangle with Congress

Laws

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Alaska becomes 3rd U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana

Alcohol

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Liquor privatization, decriminalizing out-of-state purchase considered

Politics

Sick

Mayor Nutter approves paid sick leave bill