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  • August 31, 2016

    Fines keep some kids in virtual debtor's prison, Juvenile Law Center finds

    One million kids are arrested in the United States every year. Families who can afford the associated court fees and fines have a reasonable chance of...
  • August 31, 2016

    Republican Lafferty says she stands as political outsider in Delaware gubernatorial primary

    There is change ahead at the helm in Delaware. A two-term limit spells the end of Democratic incumbent governor Jack Markell’s tenure. U.S. congressma...
  • August 31, 2016

    Vacancies on N.J. election watchdog panel stall fines for campaign law violations

    Because of so many vacancies on its board, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has been unable to take action on fining campaign law vi...
  • August 31, 2016 |  DAVE DAVIES / OFF MIC

    The political impact of the Dougherty probe

    Philadelphia's political world was shaken this month when FBI agents raided the home and offices of powerful electricians union leader John Dough...
  • August 31, 2016 |  PlanPhilly

    On the Record: Q&A with Paul Steinke on the state of preservation in Philly

    Paul Steinke's first few months at the helm of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia have been more exciting than he, or anyone else...
  • August 31, 2016

    Impasse over funding N.J. transportation projects prolongs construction shutdown

    New Jersey's shutdown of transportation construction projects over a deadlock on renewing the Transportation Trust Fund is now in its eighth week...
  • August 31, 2016

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Freedom Train

    Robin Bloom offers 14 things to do this week in the Philadelphia region!
  • August 31, 2016

    Gov. Markell signs legislation to eliminate distracted driving

    Delaware Governor Jack Markell hitched a ride with Batman in his Batmobile on Wednesday, before signing legislation aimed at getting drivers to pay mo...
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