Legislation

Legislation

Delco state representative trying, once again, to tax mature video games in Pennsylvania

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Government

Pennsylvania Rep. Jake Wheatley reintroduces recreational marijuana bill

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Business

Bill outlawing ‘cashless’ businesses passes New Jersey legislators

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Odd News

Will Pennsylvania finally make eastern hellbender its super awesome official state amphibian?

Easter hellbender

Criminal Justice

Meek Mill, Sixers owner Michael Rubin announce criminal justice reform organization

Meek Mill picture

Odd News

New Jersey bill would allow some pets to have an attorney in courtrooms

Carroll - Dogs

Legislation

New Jersey bill would crack down on schemers like couple allegedly behind GoFundMe scam

Kate McClure Johnny

Legislation

New Jersey might soon let you bring your dogs to breweries

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Marijuana

Gov. Wolf wants Pennsylvania to take 'serious and honest' look at recreational marijuana

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Legislation

It’s now illegal to use elephants in traveling circuses in New Jersey

Circus elephant ban

Marijuana

New Jersey won’t vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in 2018

Carroll - NJ Marijuana Dispensary

Environment

Petition calls on Pennsylvania to curb emissions, proposes cap-and-trade system

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Marijuana

New Jersey lawmakers advance recreational marijuana bill

Carroll - NJ Marijuana Dispensary

Politics

Rendell urges Democrats to push for infrastructure bill, avoid vengeance after midterm gains

Carroll - Ed Rendell Announces he has Parkinson's

Politics

Newly signed bill means Cory Booker can simultaneously run for president and senator in 2020

Cory Booker, file photo

Legislation

A central Pennsylvania township is mulling a rain tax. So what's a rain tax?

Pennsylvania Flooding

Legislation

New Pennsylvania legislation would enforce stricter penalties for hazing following Penn State fraternity death

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Legislation

Pa. Governor Wolf signs bill tightening gun rules for domestic abusers

Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg

Legislation

Pennsylvania bill takes step toward marijuana decriminalization

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Government

Municipal ID cards: What are they? Who will want one — or need one?

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Legislation

Mayor Kenney is going to propose a minimum wage increase for employees of city contractors

Carroll - Minimum Wage Rally

Legislation

Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana

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Legislation

Gov. Wolf signs new 'clean slate' bill for people living with criminal records

Legislation

Environmentalists aren't too happy about the possibility of fees on plastic bags

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Sports Betting

Don’t bet the house on legal sports betting in Pennsylvania

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Pets

This common veterinary procedure could soon land New Jersey cat owners in jail

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Gambling

Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino ready to offer sports betting on opening day

Ocean Resort Casino Jersey Shore

Legislation

A new grant program will add $1.5 million to programs reducing gun violence

Legislation

Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill to invalidate Philly soda tax

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Legislation

New Jersey lawmaker seeks ban on tackle football for kids under 12

Football Stock

Politics

Bill would ban abortions sought because of Down Syndrome diagnosis in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg

Business

One South Jersey lawmaker is still really annoyed ‘Boardwalk Empire’ wasn’t filmed in Atlantic City

Stock_Carroll - Atlantic City Stock Boardwalk Hall

Legislation

Councilwoman proposes bill to keep some Philly bars open till 4 a.m.

Stock_Carroll - Beer taps at Fado Irish Pub

Addiction

New Jersey bill calls for strict warning label on opioid prescriptions

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SEPTA

SEPTA, PPA weigh teaming up against illegally parked Philly drivers

Stock_Carroll - SEPTA Bus in the Snow

Bike Lanes

City Council bill: Speed bump for protected bike lanes in Philly?

Stock_Carroll - Bike Lanes University City

Housing

Proposed bill aims to protect Philly renters from unjust evictions

Stock_Carroll - Houses in East Falls

Policy

Delaware legislation prevents those with mental illness from owning firearms

Politics

Philly congressman talks 'Stable Genius Act' on MSNBC

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Legislation

Pennsylvania legalizes aerial fireworks ahead of New Years

Legislation

Gov. Wolf vetoes 'disingenuous,' 'extreme' GOP abortion bill

Budget

Media

Fake News check: Philly City Councilwoman Bass didn't call bulletproof glass 'racist'

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Opinion

No, Cindy Bass won't have 'blood on her hands' if bulletproof-glass bill passes

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Legislation

New Jersey lawmakers propose crackdown on drunk drone operators

Laws

You can set your house on fire in Pennsylvania and not be charged with arson

Policy

Restrictive abortion bill headed for vote among Pa. legislators

Budget