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Philadelphia promised to stand with Pittsburgh after the Tree of Life shooting. Time to do it. | Editorial

Philadelphia should enact local gun control ordinances against state law and march to court with Pittsburgh.

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Time for Pennsylvania politicians to stop rigging elections | Editorial

It would be far better for political leaders to be the vanguards of reform rather than protectors of the same old rotten system.
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Time for Pennsylvania politicians to stop rigging elections | Editorial

It would be far better for political leaders to be the vanguards of reform rather than protectors of the same old rotten system.

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Trump declares national emergency over a nonexistent crisis. Here’s 4 emergencies we actually face | Editorial

The country is facing a number of emergencies that are leading to loss of life and property. Solving them will take a lot more than a wall.
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Trump declares national emergency over a nonexistent crisis. Here’s 4 emergencies we actually face | Editorial

The country is facing a number of emergencies that are leading to loss of life and property. Solving them will take a lot more than a wall.

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Amazon dumps New York: What Philly politicians should learn | Editorial

Amazon changed its mind after fierce public and political opposition to its plans and the $3 billion incentive package that officials offered the world’s largest public company.
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Amazon dumps New York: What Philly politicians should learn | Editorial

Amazon changed its mind after fierce public and political opposition to its plans and the $3 billion incentive package that officials offered the world’s largest public company.
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We should do a better job supporting families, not separating them | Editorial

It’s a disturbing coincidence that the city with the highest poverty rate also has the highest child removal rate.

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PPA — and its board chair — needs to get booted | Editorial

It’s hard to know what’s more appalling: that a large agency would make threats to protect itself from scrutiny, or that those threats actually worked on lawmakers.

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An intriguing match up of Philadelphia’s history museum and Drexel University | Editorial

The city and Drexel University are working to on plans to democratize the collections in a very Philadelphian way.

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Is City Council addicted to Big Pharma? | Editorial

The no votes for the pharma bill represent a vote for the culture of quid pro quo -- and deplorable as the city struggles to stem the devastation of death and destruction caused by opioids.

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District Attorney Krasner acts to reduce number of kids behind bars | Editorial

While there is some progress, it will take some time to entirely rewrite our brutal history of dealing with children in the justice system.

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Public should dig deep for Schuylkill dredging project | Editorial

If coaches think their teams aren’t having fair races in Philadelphia, they can pull out of our regattas or fight to have regattas moved to another location.

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The State of the Union address skipped the most pressing crises of our time | Editorial

The absence of three of the biggest crises that we face as a nation -- climate change, gun violence and the opioid epidemic -- represented a lost opportunity for the President to create a sense of shared battle.

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It’s Groundhog Day for Governor Wolf & his budget proposal | Editorial

Wolf’s plan is ambitious and much of it is familiar -- and it is unclear that he can pay for it.

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Pa. legislators shouldn’t wait for the next shootings to pass sensible gun laws | Editorial

The slaughter at the Tree of Life synagogue and the constant beat of gun violence in Philadelphia and around the state, should inform the firearms debate.

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Mayor Kenney needs to better respond to Johnny Doc, Bobby Henon indictment | Editorial

If he intends to remain mayor of the city, Kenney must battle the status quo and champion ethics and clean-dealing in city government.

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Johnny Doc, Bobby Henon indictment damages all of Philly City Council | Editorial

These allegations inserts a shard of doubt into every action City Council has taken, every hearing it has held and every bill it has passed

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After Johnny Doc, Local 98 indictment, Bobby Henon should step down and Philly Democrats should step up | Editorial

The immediate victims are Local 98’s union members, whose dues financed Dougherty’s daily life, but the impact of these crimes ripple well past that group to include all of us. (Including sick children.)

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N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy should get on with protecting the Pinelands | Editorial

Gov. Phil Murphy should appoint members and a chairman to the Pinelands Commission who can meet the forest’s future challenges.

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