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By Charlie Sahner On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Rep. Scott Petri Defends ‘Bathroom Wars’ Position, Absence at New Hope Pride Parade

Pennsylvania State Rep. Scott Petri (R-Bucks/Montgomery) Monday defended his decision not to march in the the area’s famed LGBT Pride Parade Saturday, and explained why he co-signed a letter last week assailing More...

By Staff On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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After Sandusky wins back pension, PA senator calls for stricter forfeiture law

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent Jerry Sandusky might have gotten his public pension back, but one lawmaker wants to ensure taxpayers aren’t footing the bill for other sex offenders’ retirements. State Sen. More...

By Staff On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Opinion: New Jersey residency requirement for public employees seems unfair

By Michael Castro In 2011, New Jersey passed the “New Jersey First Act,” which requires that all newly-hired public sector employees establish residency in the state within a year, or lose their jobs. This doesn’t More...

By Staff On Sunday, July 6th, 2014
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Opinion: Prompt Action is Necessary on Medical Cannabis Proposal

A Senate Law and Justice Committee public hearing on PA Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act By Senator Chuck McIlhinney Senate Law and Justice Committee Chairman The Senate Law and Justice Committee recently More...