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Democratic lawmakers push to reform Pennsylvania voting laws

Pennsylvania Democrats unveil slate of bills designed to make voting far easier

Pa. lawmakers look to change laws to spur voter participation; ‘It is time for voting reform’

Voting reform proposals swirling at Capitol

Is 2019 the year Pa. raises its minimum wage? The ‘good economy’ might make that possible

Minimum wage, General Assistance top Dems’ budget wish-list

Pa. considers bill to get children to start their school years earlier and stay longer

Pennsylvania moves to take over health insurance exchange

Bill Tracker: Professional licenses for people with criminal records

Killion’s CPR bill heads to governor’s desk

Maternity gap: NJ licenses non-nurse midwives, Pennsylvania doesn’t

Lawmaker calls for censure of Philadelphia Democrat for bring ‘shame’ to Pa. House

Windfall? How Fine Wine & Good Spirits paid Harrisburg $85 million more from alcohol sales

Take control of pot law

New Hampshire’s death penalty repeal: Which states are next? | Opinion

Meet the Pa. lawmaker who knows about student debt and wants to tackle it | John Baer


Wolf calls on drug makers to end opioid epidemic


U.S. Steel appeals May fine over Clairton Coke Works emissions

Time to step up: U.S. Steel must do more for community health

Kennywood rides open for business as summer workforce finishes with school

New-look McDonald’s debuts in Wilkes-Barre


Ex-Slippery Rock University police chief charged with theft of nearly $24K

Courtroom chaos: Bonnett convicted of second-degree murder

Inmates tend garden plots at SCI/Mahanoy


Woodland Hills proposed budget could cut more than 60 staff

Hanover Area should finalize agreement with superintendent this week

Harrisburg school solicitor asks for delay in state takeover court hearing

Harrisburg teachers’ questions at emergency meeting center around job security, leadership

State: Foundation acts as ‘alter ego’ for Allentown charter school and must provide information to Morning Call

Erie School District adopts new funding design


1 Allegheny vote changes Norwin election results again


Q&A: Lawyer discusses complicated Sands Bethlehem deals — from getting city approval in face of public opposition, to sale to Wind Creek

Penn National still awaits licensing approval for proposed York Galleria mini-casino

Health Care

Feds may be taking another look at UPMC pre-payment policy

Local News

Some Luzerne County computer servers set for reactivation today following cyber attack

County computer woes impact real estate industry

Restoration begins on Luzerne County’s last one-room schoolhouse

Social media clashes with WB’s explanation on George Ave. sidewalks

Group: Protect Planters building

Lackawanna County economic development loan program ends; Cummings cries foul

Financial consultant concludes work with Scranton

Scranton couple appeals zoning board rejection of Airbnb rentals

Hazle Twp. zoning decision will wait

Voting-machine glitch hid true, landslide victory for Hatboro library, officials say

Former Derry mayor accused of pointing gun at kids in park wants charges dismissed

‘By Land Cleanup’ along Kiski River set for June 15

Editorial: Failure to communicate causes headache in city

Natural Gas

Range Resources, others paid $3 million to Washington County property owners over health claims

New Jersey

Camden County Democratic machine trounces progressive challengers in state and local races

Opioid Crisis

Berks business leaders get schooled on opioid addiction


Philly’s biotech leaders pitched the city at Bio 2019 to CEOs and some even seemed impressed

Philly judges discuss language access following study of court reporters

Former boxing icon Meldrick Taylor charged with aggravated assault

At $20,000 a pup, service dogs bark Philly military veterans back to life

Philly street sweeping program hits a road bump | Editorial

New biomed office-and-lab building proposed for SEPTA-owned land near 30th Street Station

Witness: 4 executed in W. Philly basement were slain over $105 in drugs

A first look at Germantown High School’s redevelopment, including housing, a charter school, and coworking space

Report: Patrons give Free Library’s renovated branches high marks

Athletic field at popular Point Breeze playground closed after lead found in soil

Philly finance chief defends commercial-property reassessment as $63 million appeal trial continues

‘When They See Us,’ racist Philly cops on Facebook, and the brutal toll of dehumanization | Will Bunch

Eureka! Philly discovers that enforcement works | Stu Bykofsky

$2.73M later, Philly realizes street sweepers are too wide for city’s narrow blocks


Mayor Bill Peduto to honor CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods for halting gun sales

Peduto to honor Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO for gun safety efforts

Pittsburgh Public makes final decisions on student transportation for 2019-20

Vendors show off potential new voting machine systems with auditable paper trails

New Central Catholic coach Brian Urso facing possible 1-year suspension

City Council: Grant for self-driving tech education must include community voices

City to track more trash with 1,000 ‘smart’ garbage cans

Paul O’Neill awarded medal for public service by President Ford foundation

State News

Five Western Pennsylvania nursing homes among the nation’s most troubled

Some Pa. nursing homes included on list of nation’s worst, released by senators

Clean car standards are good for Pennsylvania businesses and consumers | Opinion

Pennsylvania’s new class of drug recognition experts hopes to make roads safer

Kittanning state trooper lauded for anti-drugged driving work

Berks County farm income grew in 2017, even as the number of farms shrank, 2017 Agricultural Census shows

Berks County authorities warn residents of jury duty scam

Why is the state closing centers for people with intellectual disabilities? | PennLive Letters

Is there a bomber in the Slate Belt? Police investigate multiple explosions

State told to release more data on medical marijuana

Meet marijuana’s close cousin: What is CBD and why is it suddenly everywhere?


Lane closures to begin on Hite Road in Springdale Township, Harmar

Airport gets $2.5 million grant for upgrades


Proposed Trump administration rule change could lead to homeless LGBTQ people being turned away from shelters

House OKs Dems’ immigration bill, despite veto threat