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  1. Lawmakers target 2021 remapRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

    A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers pushing for redistricting reform got some good news with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The nation's highest court upheld a decision by Arizona voters to transfer authority for congressional redistricting from the Legislature to an independent commission.


  2. Robert Moore: Kiss photo tells story of El Paso reaction to same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    Yairo Herrera, left, and Luke Karam were the first same-sex couple to be married in El Paso on June 26 after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on such unions. The Supreme Court's decision last week to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage caused celebration in some corners and consternation in others.


  3. New traffic headaches in store for Mifflin Road motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The brief respite from road work for motorists who use Mifflin Road in Hays will end Monday, when the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation begins the next phase of construction there. The road will close in both directions between Doerville Avenue and Lebanon Road starting at 7 a.m. and will remain closed around the clock for 50 days.


  4. Pennsylvania lawmakers consider changes to open-records lawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    A 2009 law that made wholesale changes to Pennsylvania's open records law has been praised for expanding the universe of government records available to the public and improving the process by which people can obtain records. But it's far from perfect -- just ask the judges who have to interpret it -- and now there's movement in the Legislature to amend it.


  5. Morning Call team of year Parkland won without a true superstarRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Parkland players celebrate after beating Cumberland Valley 4-3 to win the PIAA 4A softball championship. If the story of the 2015 Parkland High softball team was made into a movie, the opening scene would have featured the 2014 state semifinals against Lower Dauphin.


  6. Guidance on Guidance: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection routinely issues technical guidance documents , which help to illustrate how it interprets and applies the statutes and regulations that it administers. Like other statements of policy, "[t]he value of a [TGD] is that it communicates, in advance of a discrete agency action, how the agency interprets a law and intends to give it effect."


  7. Right moves: What to do when stopped by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC 27

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Do you know what to do when stopped by police? It's in the Pennsylvania's driver's manual.


  8. BudgetRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Times News

    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines "compromise" as "a way of reaching agreement in which each group gives up something that was wanted in order to end an argument or dispute." There in a nutshell you have the prescription for ending the Pennsylvania budget stalemate.


  9. jonathan_h_adlerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In Pennsylvania, you can only buy wine and liquor from state-run liquor stores, run by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board . As you might expect, consumers often face higher prices and less selection as a result.


  10. Crash slows traffic on I-83, backups reported around regionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    A multi-vehicle crash is slowing traffic on I-83 at Exit 19 in York. Several spots around the region are experiencing traffic back ups as travelers hit the road for the holiday.


  11. Rep. Dave Reed was right about poverty in Pa - and he still is: Jeff ColemanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    It's been a little over a decade since now Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, and I were campaigning together for adjacent legislative districts in a region of Pennsylvania that had been the historic home of the United Mine Workers of America - a green swath of Western Pennsylvania perched atop one of King Coal's richest seams. But by the time we entered politics in the early 2000's, as young, twenty-something reformers, labor strength was a fainting heartbeat, countless mines were shuttered or scaled back and the economic devastation was twisting its way through rural boroughs and townships like a slow moving tornado.


  12. Amended Return May Not Serve as Timely Refund ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Filing an amended tax return does not negate the need to file a timely petition for refund with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue's Board of Appeals. In a case decided in June, Quest Diagnostics Venture, LLC v.


  13. Budget Negotiations Leave School Districts Bracing for the WorstRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Even though it's summer vacation for schools across Pennsylvania, districts are bracing for the financial impact this budget could have on them. A lot of schools, including the Erie School District, rely heavily on state funding; and there is quite a difference between the two proposed budgets.


  14. Wolf Vetoes Pa. Beer Sales BillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CSP

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed House Bill 466, which would have sets the stage for the sale of the state-owned liquor stores and privatized the state's liquor system . In veto messages to the General Assembly, Wolf said why he vetoed this and several other bills, "which failed to adequately and responsibly address the pressing issues facing Pennsylvanians."


  15. Three Sisters Bridges to remain - Aztec Gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced today that the "Three Sisters Bridges" - Roberto Clemente , Andy Warhol and Rachel Carson - will remain "Aztec Gold" when they are painted during rehabilitation over the next few years. The Executive and Mayor had invited the public to weigh in on whether to change the color of the bridges over the past few weeks.


  16. Holiday traffic crawling on I-83 in Harrisburg, Route 15 in DillsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    According to PennDOT, some highways around Harrisburg are seeing slow moving traffic as the workweek ends for some and the holiday weekend begins for others. As some are still commuting to and from work, and others are getting an early start on their holiday weekend, some highways around Harrisburg are seeing plenty of traffic.


  17. Vetoing Liquor Privatization, Pennsylvania's Governor Says Competition Would Raise PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Yesterday Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would have privatized the sale of wine and liquor while liberalizing the rules for selling beer in the Keystone State. Wolf counterintutively argues that replacing the state monopoly with private businesses would be bad for consumers.


  18. When Actual Notice isn't "Actual Notice" - The Harvilchuck CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    A recent Commonwealth Court decision may have significant implications for permittees in Pennsylvania obtaining approvals from the Department of Environmental Protection under various environmental statutes and regulations. In Harvilchuck v.


  19. Wharton PennRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    With student loan debt reaching crisis levels and the debate around the value of a college education boiling over, students and parents are becoming more practical when evaluating colleges. So which college provides the best return on investment for a business career? The University of Pennsylvania , according to a new study.


  20. Philadelphia, a city of firstsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Since 1682, the first planned city in the United States, Philadelphia, was and is a city of firsts in America: An exhibition showcasing Philadelphia's history, "About Philadelphia: A City of Firsts," was unveiled Thursday by Mayor Nutter at Philadelphia International Airport's Terminal A-East. "Through this exhibition, we hope to provide passengers with something more than just a space of transit; we hope to provide them with a human touch," said Mark E. Gale, CEO of Philadelphia International Airport.