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Policy

The fight to put some teeth back into dog laws: A City & State investigation

Why dog licenses are key to keeping Pennsylvania’s pups – and people – safe.

Budget

State lawmakers praised this year’s budget as historic. Here’s what’s in it.

This year’s state budget includes more cash for education, a business tax cut and some changes to the state’s election laws.

Budget

The new state budget brings changes to Pennsylvania’s election laws

For one thing, counties will no longer be able to accept third-party grants to fund elections.

Environment

State budget will give environmental efforts a funding boost, advocates, lawmakers say

The spending plan the General Assembly approved last week includes $220 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to establish a clean streams fund.

Budget

Senate lawmakers approve ‘historic’ state budget, raft of constitutional amendments

The measures were approved after extensive debate in the legislature’s upper chamber.

Budget

House lawmakers approve $45.2 billion state budget proposal

Still waiting on the Senate, but House leadership called the plan a responsible one that ‘takes care of people.’

This week's headlines

This week’s headlines: Budget talks continue as lawmakers focus on school curricula

A roundup of the week’s political news with no shortage of surprises during budget season.

Budget

Philadelphia’s $5.8 billion budget by the numbers

Final approval of the city’s budget includes increased spending for police, anti-violence programs and property tax relief

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