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Apartment rent rising faster than wages in Pa NJ

Apartment rent rising faster than wages in Pa., NJ

Are local rentals out of reach? The average Pennsylvania worker can't afford decent housing, according to a new study.

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Budget compromise possible, says state policy center

Similarities between property tax relief proposals should make that a logical area of compromise between the governor and General Assembly, suggests a report from the…

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Hughes accuses GOP of holding education hostage

State Sen. Vincent Hughes accuses his Republican colleagues in Harrisburg of trying to hold hostage funding for the education of school children in order to force an "unpopular"…

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Pennsylvania ranks second in electricity competition

Pennsylvania now ranks as the number two state, behind only Texas, for residential, commercial and industrial electric competition, announced the state Public Utility Commission (…

State leaders express frustration at budget impasse

State leaders express frustration at Pennsylvania budget impasse

The deadline to pass a state budget has come and gone, and now nearly a month later, Pennsylvania still doesn't have a spending plan

Toddler struck by car outside home dies at hospital

Toddler struck by car outside home, dies at hospital

A young child has died after a tragic accident in Lebanon County.

Pa brewers vow to restore vandalized statue in Reading

Pa. brewers vow to restore vandalized statue in Reading

A historic monument that was vandalized in Reading three months ago is now getting statewide attention.


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