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Politics - Local


Democratic leaders warn of consequences if Pennsylvania budget impasse isn't resolved

The budget impasse could stanch the flow of $33 million per month to human services providers, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.



Ross Township ponders pension plan switch

The township hopes to save money by offering plans such as a 401(k) to new, nonunion employees and then possibly to all workers.


 

Politics - State


Two vie for 37th District Pa. Senate seat

Heather Arnet is the Democratic candidate in a state Senate special election for the 37th District, facing Republican Guy Reschenthaler.



U.S. Rep. Fattah indicted, allegedly misused funds

The Democrat from Philadelphia faces charges involving several schemes.


 

Politics - Nation


GOP searches for women to lead efforts against Planned Parenthood

Republicans in Congress are designating women lawmakers to draft measures to end federal assistance to Planned Parenthood health services.



White House rejects 160,000-signature petition supporting pardon for Snowden

More than 160,000 people sought a pardon for spying charges against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.


 


 

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1) He'll avoid the stigma of having to sit at the kids' table for the first Republican presidential debate next week, but Rand


Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

A mailer from Citizens to Protect PA Jobs, a group owned by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. 1) Curious about

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