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Wolf allocates $3.8M to towns for PFAS treatment, eliminating surcharges on water bills

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday $3.8 million in funding for water treatment in Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick townships.

By Dana Bate, WHYY


How to get rid of property taxes? Lawmaker looks to retirement income.

Republican Frank Ryan is 68 and doesn't plan to stay in office long. He says that makes him the perfect sponsor for a controversial plan.
By Katie Meyer

In PA and beyond, polling shows key suburban voters want gun reform

One GOP-conducted survey shows 72 percent of women from the suburbs favor stricter gun laws
By Katie Meyer

New city agency to oversee Philly’s ‘fragmented’ reentry for former prisoners

“We’ve got an infrastructure that is really good,” said Bianca Van Heydoorn. “We’ve got an opportunity to improve on that. And who wouldn’t want to do that?”

By Avi Wolfman-Arent, Keystone Crossroads


Updated: August 16, 2019 | 4:37 pm

Gov. Tom Wolf signs executive order on gun violence

The order includes nearly two dozen actions, such as sharing gun violence data with other states and expanding programs to spot warning signs for potential mass shooters and monitoring hate groups.

By Ed Mahon and Brett Sholtis


Updated: August 14, 2019 | 10:46 pm

Philly shooting prompts Gov. Wolf to delay gun violence executive order

He planned to sign the order on Thursday.
By Ed Mahon and Brett Sholtis

Pa., N.J. health experts warn new Trump immigration rule will increase uninsured

“For the past year almost, we’ve seen the fear, the anxiety, folks not signing up their kids for coverage.”
By Nina Feldman, WHYY
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