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News Digest :: May 20, 2022

Legislature Pa. Senate GOP’s election inquiry continues; consultant contract extended - pennlive.com There is no time to waste | PennLive letters - pennlive.com Should the Hershey Kiss be Pennsylvania’s official state candy? - City & State Pennsylvania...

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News Digest :: May 19, 2022

Legislature Fetterman to resume Lt. Governor duties next week following stroke (abc27.com) Following a stroke, Lt. Gov. Fetterman says he's fit to resume duties next week - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Adult victims of child sex abuse deserve a...

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News Digest :: May 18, 2022

Legislature Sen. Judy Schwank: Why you should care about losing Roe (readingeagle.com) Philadelphia Lawmakers Secure 13 8M for Health Equity / Public News Service TEMPORARY LT. GOVERNOR NAMED AS FETTERMAN RECOVERS FROM STROKE | WCCS AM1160 & 101.1FM...

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News Digest :: May 17, 2022

Legislature The help, professionalism from Pa. state senator’s staff did not go unnoticed | Letter - lehighvalleylive.com New state funding encourages Southeast PA high school students to pursue careers in manufacturing | The Bucks County Herald Gov. Wolf calls recent...

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News Digest :: May 16, 2022

Legislature State senators push biparisian juvenile justice reforms (yahoo.com) PA Senate Democratic Leader on Women’s Health Protection Act Vote - MyChesCo Hundreds attend 'Bans Off Our Bodies' rally in Harrisburg - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)...

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News Digest :: May 13, 2022

Legislature Senator Kearney Sponsors Legislation for $300M Spending to Address Educational Inequities - MyChesCo State Sen. Steve Santarsiero wants to head Bucks County Democratic Party (buckscountybeacon.com) DDAP discusses efforts to manage addiction crisis with...

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News Digest :: May 12, 2022

Legislature GOP Sen. Cris Dush calls on state to disavow ballot drop box use - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com) Wolf calls for pandemic fund allocation to property, rent program during Lansdale visit (mainlinemedianews.com) Wolf comes to Wilkes-Barre...

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News Digest :: May 11, 2022

Legislature Cannabis data concealed, bigger bills, and Pa. 'abortion deserts' · Spotlight PA Corman looks to form cryptocurrency task force - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com) PA Business Groups, GOP Still Pushing Back Against Wolf's RGGI Move – DV...

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News Digest :: May 10, 2022

Legislature State, local officials highlight addiction prevention efforts across Pa. - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) As overdoses soar, more states decriminalize fentanyl testing strips (inquirer.com) Court battle over Pennsylvania climate rule...

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News Digest :: May 9, 2022

Legislature Legislation would add names’ accent marks on Pa. documents (audacy.com) Both chambers of the Pa. Legislature need to make lawmakers’ expenses searchable online | Opinion | bedfordgazette.com Pension reform: Pennsylvania looks to ensure annual payments,...

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News Digest :: May 6, 2022

Legislature SCOTUS opinion could put the General Assembly in the driver’s seat on abortion rights - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com) Supreme Court Roe v. Wade leak has Pa. Democrats rallying behind abortion rights in 2022 elections (inquirer.com)...

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News Digest :: May 5, 2022

Legislature Senator Kearney, Rep. Curry Offices to collect feminine hygiene products during May – 6PARK.NEWS/DELAWARE Gov. Wolf: April 2022 Revenues Highest Ever Collected - MyChesCo Gov. Tom Wolf and Dems rally for abortion rights but offer few answers - Axios...

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News Digest :: May 4, 2022

Legislature Pennsylvania Governor says abortion will remain legal as long as he is Governor | WTRF Gov. Wolf: ‘Abortion Access in PA Will Remain Legal As Long As I am Governor’ - PennWatch Wolf: In wake of leaked Supreme Court opinion on Roe, 'abortion is and will...

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News Digest :: May 3, 2022

Legislature Wolf: In wake of leaked Supreme Court opinion on Roe, 'abortion is and will remain legal in Pennsylvania' - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) With record tax collections, not spending would be 'irresponsible,' Wolf says | Tuesday Coffee...

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News Digest :: May 2, 2022

Legislature McClinton, Muth Renew Fight to Establish Statewide Rape Kit Tracking System - BCTV Pennsylvania could soon have rape kit tracking system to empower survivors | PhillyVoice Pennsylvania lawmakers urge approval of rape kit tracking system legislation | 90.5...

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News Digest :: April 29, 2022

Legislature Sen. Boscola: Open access to the ballot box — allow independents to vote in primary elections (broadandliberty.com) NorthPoint breaks ground at former U.S. Steel site in Falls (buckscountycouriertimes.com) In unanimous vote, Pa. House advances bill to post...

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News Digest :: April 28, 2022

Legislature Schwank Applauds Capital Project Grant Funding for 11th District - BCTV Southeast Delco School District is getting a $94,000 grant for technology upgrades (delcotimes.com) State pressure on Philly mayor to reduce gun violence | National News | kpvi.com...

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News Digest :: April 27, 2022

Legislature State pressure on Philly mayor to reduce gun violence | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com Billions in Surplus Have PA Lawmakers Thinking Business Tax Cut – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com) Billions in surplus have Pa. lawmakers thinking business...

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News Digest :: April 26, 2022

Legislature Sen. Haywood and Mayor Kenney to meet about gun violence solutions after sit-in | Local News | phillytrib.com Comitta Applauds Pennsylvania Finalizing Carbon Emission Regulations - MyChesCo Advocates for the elderly want state regulators to take a harder...

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News Digest :: April 25, 2022

Legislature PA officials call for senior tax relief through American Rescue Act (buckscountycouriertimes.com) Senate, House Democrats Host Roundtable Discussion on EMS Issues - MyChesCo PA officials call for senior tax relief through American Rescue Act...

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News Digest :: April 22, 2022

Legislature Sen. Dave Argall: Why ban "Zuckerbucks"? (broadandliberty.com) Witnesses ask Pennsylvania Senate to let 1.1 million independents vote in primaries | Election | standardspeaker.com Constitutional amendment to sell off liquor stores would pass: poll -...

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News Digest :: April 21, 2022

Legislature Pennsylvania legislators look to expand film tax credit by almost 80% | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com Gov. Wolf Approves Bill Streamlining Medical Licensing Requirements - MyChesCo Bucks County to receive funds to improve security in schools and...

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News Digest :: April 20, 2022

Legislature Senator Haywood stages a sit-in at City Hall to demand action from Mayor Kenney | Local News | phillytrib.com State officials and local lawmakers tout West Chester University opportunities for students with autism (dailylocal.com) In Pa. Legislature, even...

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News Digest :: April 19, 2022

Legislature Investing in the future is not radical environmentalism | Opinion - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) State authority to prosecute gun crimes may expand in Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com Doctors oppose bill that would let...

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News Digest :: April 18, 2022

Legislature How to fight the affordable housing and climate crises at once - honestcolumnist Cannabis reforms defeat opposition | News, Sports, Jobs - The Sentinel (lewistownsentinel.com) Pennsylvania Senate Approves Cannabis Banking Legislation - Cannabis Business...

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News Digest :: April 15, 2022

Legislature Pennsylvania Senate approves ban on private election funding grants and ending ballot drop boxes | 90.5 WESA Pennsylvania Senate approves ban on private election funding grants and ending ballot drop boxes | WITF PA House Passes Transgender Sports Bill,...

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News Digest :: April 14, 2022

Legislature Fairness in Women’s Sports Act Passed by House - PoliticsPA House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com) Bill banning trans girls from girls' sports moves to Senate...

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News Digest :: April 13, 2022

Legislature Lawmakers Laughlin and Collett are vouching for independent voters’ voices in primary elections - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com) Pennsylvania Legislators Highlight Name Change Legislative Package - MyChesCo Pennsylvania Democrats are...

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News Digest :: April 12, 2022

Legislature Marijuana legalization bills make progress in Pennsylvania General Assembly | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Patients Could Buy Edibles Under GOP Senator's Bill - Marijuana Moment Pennsylvania bill introduced to allow...

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News Digest :: April 11, 2022

Legislature Draft bills and late-night emails reveal cozy ties between Pa. state lawmaker, casino lobbyists · Spotlight PA What are skill games, and why are they at the center of a multimillion-dollar fight · Spotlight PA Pa. Senate bill would authorize sale of...

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News Digest :: April 8, 2022

Legislature PA Senate Advances Bill Preventing Dependent Care Sexual Assault - WDAC Cannabis banking bill could expand access for Pennsylvania businesses, patients | National News | kpvi.com Pennsylvania lawmaker Judy Schwank wants to ban Delta-8 'to protect people'...

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