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Gov. Wolf signs executive order to protect abortion access for out-of-state travelers

Abortion Executive Order

Government

New Jersey establishes 'strike force' to protect abortion access for residents, out-of-state travelers

New Jersey Strike Force

Courts

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, putting states in charge of deciding abortion rights

Roe v Wade Supreme Court

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

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

Hershey's Kisses Pennsylvania

Marijuana

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

Pennsylvania Marijuana Laws

Government

To protect Philly homes from rats, city may require developers to implement rodent management plans

Philly rat abatement law

Education

Pennsylvania expands eligibility of qualified substitute teachers to address staffing shortages

Pennsylvania substitute teachers

Transportation

N.J. becomes third state allowing drivers to present electronic vehicle registration at traffic stops

N.J. electronic vehicle registration

Government

Pennsylvania now allowing businesses to expand space for outdoor cocktail service

Food & Drink

Homemade baked goods finally can be sold in New Jersey

Government

Strict anti-hazing law signed by Gov. Murphy 'strongest effort yet' in the state

Anti-hazing policy

Government

New law requires N.J. drivers to give pedestrians, cyclists more space on roadways

New jersey drivers laws

Government

Pennsylvania updates open records law, adding requirement that public meeting agendas be posted online

Public meeting law

Government

N.J.'s temporary ban on smoking in casinos expires on Sunday

New Jersey casinos smoking ban

Investigations

Marlton business ordered to stop 'gifting' free marijuana to customers

Slumped Kitchen New Jersey marijuana

Restaurants

N.J. to offer $35 million to food, beverage establishments slammed by COVID-19 pandemic

N.J. restaurants COVID-19

Arts

N.J. to provide $15 million to arts organizations shuttered by COVID-19 pandemic

N.J. arts culture venues

Elections

New Jersey establishes in-person early voting as other states seek restrictions

New Jersey early in-person voting

Legislation

N.J. parents, guardians must be notified if child is caught with marijuana or alcohol under new law

New Jersey marijuana laws

Money

Here's how you can track the third federal stimulus payment

Federal stimulus payment check

Police

New Jersey spending $58 million to outfit police officers with body cameras

NJ Police body cameras

Law Enforcement

Body cameras now required to be worn by all law enforcement officers across New Jersey

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Government

City Council introduces legislation aimed at protecting laid off hospitality workers

philadelphia city council legislation

Police

Philly police union sues city over reform bill that requires public hearings on contracts

philly police union lawsuit

Illness

We follow laws on seat belts and smoking. Why not on masks?

Face Mask Compliance

Government

Undocumented immigrants now eligible for professional, occupational licenses in New Jersey

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Government

New law allows Pennsylvania residents with criminal records to obtain professional licenses

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Marriage

Pennsylvania joins New Jersey, Delaware in banning child marriage

Pennsylvania ban child marriage

Bucks County

Last dry town in Bucks County may finally lift its 70-year-old alcohol ban

Government

Three new Pennsylvania laws will protect victims of sexual abuse

Government

Kevin Hart's car crash could lead to change in California law

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Legislation

Could Atlantic City pass open-container alcohol bill by Fourth of July?

Atlantic City open container bill

Courts

Pa. driver, pulled over for wearing headphones and then arrested for transporting heroin, has appeal denied

Dauphin County Police Bureau

Crime

Larry Krasner: Philly is ‘very close’ to ending criminalization of all drug possession

Krasner drug possession arrests

Government

Wildwood Crest considers lifting alcohol sale ban, asks for residents’ opinions

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Government

Philadelphia becomes first U.S. city to ban cashless stores

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Business

Bill outlawing ‘cashless’ businesses passes New Jersey legislators

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Minimum Wage

New Jersey reaches agreement to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

New Jersey State Legislature

City Council

Philadelphia City Council passes fair workweek bill, $15 minimum wage bump

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Transportation

WATCH: State senator, two councilmembers take spins on street-illegal e-scooters in Northern Liberties

E-Scooters

Beaches

Atlantic City is considering allowing fire pits on its beaches

Fire Pit

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