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Corbett Asks Court To Reverse Decision On Voter ID

Lawyers for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett say a judge made a host of mistakes in deciding to throw out the state’s requirement that voters display photo identification.

01/27/2014

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High Court Strikes Down Zoning Limits On Gas Drilling

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.

12/19/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Chief Justice Castille Dicusses Same-Sex Marriage & Corruption

Chief Justice Ron Castille recently talked about a range of issues, including one that he is sure will be coming before his court – same-sex marriage

10/23/2013

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Local Police Not Enforcing Law Banning Road Solicitations

You’ve no doubt seen them, and they were out again over the weekend. Can collectors for good causes clutter Pittsburgh area streets all year long. Turns out those solicitations are illegal.

10/21/2013

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Pa. Gay Couple Marries As County Defies State Ban

Two women were wed in a religious ceremony Wednesday morning after getting a marriage license from county officials who defied a Pennsylvania law banning same-sex unions.

07/24/2013

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Pa. County Would Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.

07/23/2013

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Kane Won’t Defend Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage

Defending Pennsylvania’s law effectively banning same-sex marriage against a legal challenge in federal court will fall to Gov. Tom Corbett.

07/11/2013

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Girl Who Got New Lungs In Pa. Has Pneumonia

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a pair of adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung, which her mother described on Monday as “a large setback.”

07/08/2013

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New Law Limits Options For Putting A Pet To Sleep

Some pet owners opt to have a veterinarian come into their home to make the process more comfortable for both them and the pet. However, new a new law is quickly putting a stop to that option, which many are hoping will be changed soon.

04/18/2013

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Council Gives Approval To Repeal Mayor’s Petty Cash Fund Law

Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to a bill that repeals the law that set up a petty cash fund for the use of the mayor, and effectively requires the mayor to access funds like any other city employee.

04/17/2013

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Pittsburgh Metro Area Ranks 2nd In Pa. For Texting-While-Driving Citations

New analysis from AAA shows that the Pittsburgh Metro area ranks second in the state of Pennsylvania for texting-while-driving citations.

03/12/2013

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Sen. Casey Proposes New Rules For Gift Cards

Gift cards are a popular item during the holidays, but many of them can have hidden fees and expiration dates. Now, United States Sen. Bob Casey is leading the push to protect consumers.

12/11/2012

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New Autism Care Rules Require Some To Pay For Once Free Services

Parents of children with autism are protesting new rules that took effect today in Pennsylvania, which will require parents at certain income levels to partially pay for services that used to be free.

10/01/2012

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New Law To Require Old Electronics Be Recycled

On Jan. 24, 2013, a new Pennsylvania law will require your old electronics to be recycled.

09/24/2012

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