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Broadband right priority for state

About a century ago, there was vast skepticism about whether electricity ever could be brought to rural areas due to the low voltage of municipal systems, limited transmission technology and the industry’s economics. (read more)

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Kill markets for puppy mill

Stronger regulations have failed to correct Pennsylvania’s status as one of the worst states in the nation for “puppy mills” — mass breeders of dogs that produce as many animals as possible as commercial products with scant regard for their welfare. (read more)

Inmates can’t give consent

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The question of consent is fundamental to many sexual assault cases. Defendants often acknowledge sexual contact with alleged victims while contending that it was consensual. (read more)