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The Supreme Court’s Decision On A Texas Abortion Ban Raises The Stakes For the PA. Governor’s Race

by Danielle Ohl of Spotlight PA Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania abortion-rights advocates and their opponents agreed Wednesday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to let a Texas

White House” No Dogs Left In Afghanistan At Airport”.

by Alex Lloyd Gross A photo of several dogs in cages  is circulating on social media, with a helicopter in the background. The captions and narrative surrounding the photo is the American Military Forces abandoned the animals and left them to fend for themselves.  This heartless  action is enough to infuriate anyone and whoever is

Out Door Dining Now Permitted In Falls Twp Indefinitely.

by Alex Lloyd Gross With COVID-19 came shut downs of businesses.  Hardest hit has been the restaurant and entertainment industry.  Midway in 2020, Restaurant owners offered out door dining which really took off for some places.    in nice weather, people can sit outside and in foul weather, tents with heaters are used to keep

President Joe Biden’s Statement On Afghanistan.

What follows is President Joe Biden’s statement in full on Afghanistan     HE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  I want to speak today to the unfolding situation in Afghanistan: the developments that have taken place in the last week and the steps we’re taking to address the rapidly evolving events. My national security team and I

Congressman Fitzpatrick Co Sponsors Campus Sexual Assault Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – , Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Annie Kuster (D-NH) introduced the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) on Campus Sexual Violence Act, a bipartisan bill with 36 cosponsors. The Act will strengthen prevention efforts and the enforcement of laws to eradicate the epidemic of campus sexual violence and hold

Theft Charges Brought Down A State Lawmaker. But Pa.’s Taxpayer-Funded System For Perks Was Already Ripe For Abuse.

Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Angela Couloumbis of Spotlight PA and Sam Janesch, Mike Wereschagin, and Brad Bumsted of The Caucus HARRISBURG — Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s

Congressman Fitzpatrick Announces Grant For Bensalem Rescue Squad

LANGHORNE, PA – Today, August 4, 2021, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced the Bensalem Rescue Squad has received a FY 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist with equipping and training emergency personnel to recognized standards, enhance operational efficiencies, foster interoperability, and support community resilience. The Bensalem

Thousands Of PA. Households Still Waiting For Rental Relief As Eviction Ban Nears It’s End

by Charlotte Kieth/Spotlight PA Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — Almost every day for the past month, as the end of a federal freeze on evictions edges closer, Brian Bastian

Storm Resource Center Now Happening In Croydon

by Alex Lloyd Gross Bucks County 911 systems got over 1100 calls for help in a few hours, according to Audrey Kenney, EMA Coordinator  for Bucks County.  That means a lot of people were impacted and need help.  County resources were pooled together, they reached out to Philadelphia , who sent EMA representatives and they

Pennsylvania’s 2022 U.S. Senate Race: What We Know So Far

by Colin Deppen of Spotlight PA Spotlight PA is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. One of Pennsylvania’s two U.S. Senate seats is up for grabs in 2022 as two-term Republican incumbent Pat Toomey prepares

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