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January 11th Ups & Downs

Two Philadelphia Democrats land spots on a powerful House committee, a Luzerne County Republican will now chair the state Senate Judiciary Committee, and a Bucks County Republican will lead the Heroin Task Force in Congress. All of that and more in this week’s Ups and Downs.

January 11th, 2019 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 4 Comments

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January 4th Ups & Downs

A state Senator is seated after a residency dispute, a Mayor is being forced to vacate his office just one day after his term begins, and a controversy ensues between Philadelphia’s Mayor and City Council president after this year’s Mummers New Years Day Parade. All of the and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

January 4th, 2019 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 12 Comments

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December 21st Ups & Downs

A bill receives unanimous support from Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation, marijuana takes center stage after a Twitter Q&A with the Gov, and a group of Philly Dems make the news over a petition on net neutrality. All of the and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

December 21st, 2018 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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December 14th Ups & Downs

The residency dispute continues in the state Senate’s 38th District, a bill overwhelmingly passes the House that was influenced by a pair of PA Congressmen, and a town’s Council voted unanimously to prevent comments on their Facebook page. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

December 14th, 2018 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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December 7th Ups & Downs

A Democratic state Representative from Philadelphia has been convicted on bribery charges, but has yet to resign, while a Republican state Representative from Lancaster County has been ordered to pay $14,000 for ethics violations. The Republican Congressional Representative from York County is reportedly pushing to lead the House Freedom Caucus and two Philadelphia Democrats are seeking a position on the House Ways and Means Committee. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

December 7th, 2018 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 7 Comments

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November 30th Ups & Downs

A former Democratic Attorney General reports to prison, the Lehigh Valley once again has representation in Congress, a Republican candidate for City Council in Philadelphia gets in hot water for some racist Facebook posts and a Lackawanna Democrat finds himself a leadership role in the House. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

November 30th, 2018 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 13 Comments

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November 21st Ups & Downs

This year’s voter turnout in Pennsylvania was higher than 2014’s midterms in every county, payrolls reached new record highs, Pennsylvania lawmaker’s get a pay raise, and two Democrats make a push for the DPCC. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

November 21st, 2018 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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Midterm Election Ups & Downs

The Democrats big night would not have happened without the impact of women on and off the ballot. One Republican Congressman weathered the blue wave and a Democratic Congressman has even more to celebrate than a re-election victory. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

November 9th, 2018 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 5 Comments