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Gov. Murphy pushes to create licensing program for New Jersey police officers

New Jersey Police

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New Jersey takes actions to prevent price gouging of baby formula

NJ Formula Emergency

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New Jersey to use $10 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds for firefighter safety equipment

New Jersey Firefighters

Environment

Philadelphia would impose fees on developers who don't replace trees they cut down in effort to improve city canopy

Tree Canopy Bill City Council

Government

New Jersey bill would provide menstrual products to all students in middle and high schools

New Jersey Menstrual Equity

2022 Election

Among Pa. GOP governor candidates, McSwain tops latest fundraising list with $5 million from one source

Bill McSwain

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New Jersey will seek changes to transgender inmate policy

Jail cell

Government

Gov. Murphy pushes to expand abortion rights in New Jersey following leaked Supreme Court draft opinion

New Jersey Abortion Rights

Government

Philadelphia could impose heavier fines for illegal dumping as lawmakers push for more spending

Trash Dumping

Politics

Sen. Mastriano wrote paper justifying civilian casualties in 2002, and it's raising eyebrows among war scholars now

Sen. Doug Mastriano

Government

Could number of out-of-state women seeking abortions in Pennsylvania multiply if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

Pennsylvania out-of-state abortion

Government

New Jersey’s ban on single-use plastic and paper bags goes into effect

NJ plastic bag ban

Government

With Supreme Court poised to overrule Roe v. Wade, what would happen to abortion laws in Pa., N.J., Del.

Supreme Court Roe v Wade

Government

Philadelphia to build 1,000 affordable houses as part of new homeownership program

Neighborhood Preservation

Government

New Jersey state officials make $10 million investment to curb spike in car thefts

New Jersey Car Theft

Government

Pennsylvania lawmakers say a system for tracking untested rape kits could help empower survivors

Rape Kit Backlog

Government

Founder of Black Doctors Consortium appointed regional director of U.S. Health and Human Services by Biden

Ala Stanford

Government

City Council pushes for more funding to address quality-of-life issues in underserved communities

Just Services Campaign

Government

Biden nominates Jacqueline C. Romero to be successor to Bill McSwain as U.S. Attorney in Philly

Jacqueline Romero US Attorney

Government

Philly rescinds COVID-19 indoor face mask requirement, but still strongly recommends they be worn

Philly Mask Mandate Rescinded

Government

Mayor Kenney defends Philly's outlier mask mandate: 'People will complain about just about anything'

Kenney Mask Mandate Philly

Crime

Rep. Dwight Evans unveils $51 billion proposal to fight gun violence in Philadelphia

Dwight Evans Gun Violence

Lawsuits

Philly's COVID-19 indoor mask requirement returns as lawsuit aims to stop mandate

Philly COVID-19 mask mandate lawsuit

Government

Wolf pushes for some Pennsylvania households to get $2,000 checks

Wolf Pennsylvania Checks

Environment

Haverford Township bans plastic bags as more suburban towns begin to take action

Haverford Plastic Bags

Government

Pennsylvania voters would lose access to ballot drop boxes under proposed law

Drop Box Bill Pennsylvania

Government

Pennsylvania House approves bill that would ban transgender athletes from playing women's sports

Pennsylvania transgender bill

Government

Philly to reinstate COVID-19 indoor mask requirement

Philly Mask Precautions Return

Government

Gov. Wolf renews push for $200 million scholarship plan in effort to reduce student debt

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Government

Hershey's Kisses are a step closer to becoming the first state candy of Pennsylvania

Hershey's Kisses Pennsylvania

Government

To catch hit-and-run drivers, Pennsylvania may alert auto repair shops of wanted vehicles

Jayanna Powell Hit and Run Alerts

Government

City Council urges city, state leaders to declare state of emergency in Kensington

Kensington

Government

Delaware County takes control of last for-profit prison in Pennsylvania

Delco Prison Deprivatized

Government

Philly waives residency requirement for police officers, prison workers

Police Residency Rule

Government

Wary of violent crime, Philly residents are the most pessimistic they've been since 2009, annual Pew poll finds

Philly Pew Survey

Government

Philly residents urged to mask up indoors amid uptick in COVID-19 cases

Philadelphia COVID-19 masks

Government

Philly lawmakers to consider bolstering police department in effort to fight crime

Community Policing

Government

Pennsylvania bill would ban transgender athletes from playing women's sports, but Gov. Wolf vows to veto it

PA Transgender Sports Ban

Government

Pennsylvania lawmakers want to create a state fund for low-income home repairs

Whole Home Repairs Act

Government

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate reaches lowest level since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Pennsylvania Unemployment

Government

Pennsylvania's gas tax falls under scrutiny as fuel prices remain high

Gas Tax Reduction

Marijuana

Pennsylvania's cannabis laws are among harshest in U.S. despite public support of legalization

Pennsylvania Marijuana Laws

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