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Wednesday's DN: Fireworks For State Budget, Gaming & Labor Talks

John Baer suggests the top 10 reasons why the state General Assembly should quickly pass the budget and get out of Harrisburg for the summer.

Wednesday's DN: Fireworks For State Budget, Gaming & Labor Talks

John Baer suggests the top 10 reasons why the state General Assembly should quickly pass the budget and get out of Harrisburg for the summer.

Common Cause, a Harrisburg government watchdog group, wants state legislators to voluntarily disclose campaign contributions from the gaming industry while considering two bills to expand gambling in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia School District Superintendent Arlene Ackerman is looking for major changes in contract negotiations with the teachers union.

And Delco has three fireworks stores doing a thriving business, as long as the customer isn't from Delco or anywhere else in Pennsylvania.

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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