Laws

Legislation

Distracted Driving

Pa. bill proposes ban on talking on hand-held phone while driving

Service Dogs

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Charlie's Law: Block access for service dogs in N.J. and face minimum $250 fine

Immigration

Sanctuary Cities

During Philadelphia visit, Sessions says officials should consider harm of sanctuary city

Smoking

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The smoking age in New Jersey will soon be 21 years old

Laws

Philadelphia City Hall

Philly can now temporarily close businesses for violating anti-discrimination laws

Laws

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Travel ban was on, then off. Now it's back, but different

Politics

Migrant Children Sponsor Arrests

Feds will now target relatives who smuggled in children

Laws

Dead Body Corpse

Loophole in Pennsylvania law means many don't have to report dead bodies

Laws

Silver Star

Pennsylvania set to make lying about military service for personal gain a crime

Politics

Christie Bee

WATCH: Samantha Bee lambasts Christie for vetoing child marriage ban

Laws

Lactation Space Law

San Francisco requires clean space for breastfeeding workers

Laws

New Jersey driver's licenses

Heads up New Jersey: Important change made to driver's licenses

Beaches

Ocean City, Md.

Ocean City, Md. bans topless sunbathing for women amid social media speculation

Guns

Pennsylvania Guns

Bipartisan bill would require universal background checks for Pennsylvania gun sales

Odd News

Gas puncher Suspect

New Jersey's ban on pumping gas makes guy so mad he punches somebody

Opinion

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Hate has a home in the minds of 'Hate has no home here' sign critics

Leisure

No Swimming Sign

Longport becomes latest Jersey Shore town to pass ordinance stamping out smoking on beaches

Laws

Pat Toomey

Toomey: Make the cruel 'animal crush' fetish a federal crime

Laws

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The 47 dry towns in the Philadelphia region

Laws

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In Philly's suburban dry towns, alcohol can be a tough sell

Bars

Petition wants Christie to extend Jersey Shore's seasonal liquor licenses for St. Patrick's Day

Laws

Balloon Ban

Jersey Shore town makes it illegal to release balloons into the air

Legislation

The Jay Alert

Legislator: Expect hit-and-run notifications via Amber Alert system by end of year

Laws

Philly D.A. introduces enhanced effort to review claims of innocence

Politics

Daylin Leach

Pennsylvania senator to Trump: Come after me, you 's***-gibbon'

Laws

Harrisburg Capitol Building

Bill to extend statutes of limitations for child sex abuse passes in Pa. Senate

Towing

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New Philly law will crack down on predatory towing operators

Opinion

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Walking to the beach could get more dangerous this summer at Jersey Shore

Courts

Guns

Court: Pennsylvania law used to seize man's gun 'doesn't exist'

Regulations

Pennsylvania Driver's License

Pennsylvania granted extension to comply with stricter federal ID standards

DUI

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Does Pennsylvania need tougher DUI laws?

Laws

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Bill aims to close gun loophole in Pennsylvania's domestic abuse law

Laws

Deadline approaching for N.J. birth parents of adopted children to shield identity

Medical Marijuana

Philadelphia to start with 3 medical marijuana dispensary permits

Odd News

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An Indiana city is about to legalize pinball — But Philly has some arcane laws too

Schools

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New law allows New Jersey schools to hire armed retired cops

Legislation

Baby Doctor

All Philadelphia public bathrooms now mandated to have baby changing stations

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

Laws

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

Laws

Kenney vehemently defends Philly's sanctuary city status

Transportation

Red_Light_Philadelphia

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