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Supreme Court case on state legislatures could have ‘devastating consequences’

This week the nation’s high court will hear Moore v. Harper, a case examining independent state legislature theory.

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Editor’s Note: What Jim Kenney can learn from Eric Adams

If Philly is expecting even more migrants, better take some notes from New York City – on what not to do.

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In Pennsylvania, voters decide, not politicians

Even as some politicians continue to sow doubt about elections, communities fight back.

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Editor’s Note: Don’t forget the ballot initiatives next week

They’re important if you want to have a say in how city government works.

Opinion

Keeping kids in the community improves public safety

Passage of a Senate bill addressing juvenile justice reform is critical to creating a just system.

From the Editor

Editor’s Note: What happens when the levies break homeowners

An argument for seriously considering doing something about the dreaded property tax.

News & Politics

The crisis with Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Pennsylvania

‘We must take measures to safeguard abortion access and reproductive health services at the statewide level.’

Opinion

Some solutions for a better, safer Philadelphia

Philadelphia mayoral hopeful Allan Domb vows to make public safety his top priority.

From the Editor

Editor’s Note: The bittersweet essence of September

How Holly McCaffrey’s story might serve as inspiration for kids starting up school again.

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We’re in a recession – despite any rosy indicators

Much of this ‘good news’ is simply that the economy isn’t as bad as it was.

Opinion

Ski masks have got to go: Philadelphia City Council should ban them now

‘The government has a vested interest in ensuring the safety of every citizen. So, this is necessary.’

Opinion

Opportunity awaits as Philadelphia City Council members resign to run for mayor

Allan Domb resigned Monday to explore a bid for mayor. His and other members’ impending vacancies need to be taken seriously.

From the Editor

Editor’s Note: Let the story of the 4,000 beagles be a cautionary tale for Pennsylvania

It’s time to change the revenue structure for Dog Laws so officials can catch the bad guys sooner.

Opinion

A suggestion on restoring impartiality and objectivity to election administration

In an op-ed, two Republican state representatives argue for election reforms in the commonwealth.

Opinion

Poor energy policy is hurting Americans

In an op-ed, Lancaster County Commissioner Josh Parsons argues for the expansion of oil and gas production in Pennsylvania.

News & Politics

The overturning of Roe is just the beginning – LGBTQ+ rights could be next

As Pride Month comes to a close, a reminder to always fight for what is right.