Pennsylvania Watchdog

Nurse practitioners want freedom to practice without expensive physician oversight

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania are pushing for changes to state regulations that they say will lower costs and increase patients’ health.

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Pennsylvania schools get a funding formula

By   /  April 26, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Education, News, Pennsylvania, State Government  /  No Comments

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$200 million in new funds will be distributed under an overhauled system.

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Philly charter schools are an open book

By   /  April 25, 2016  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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City parents are being given more information about charters than ever before.

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Watchdog Podcast: Delegate rules highlight Pennsylvania primary battle

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


After a big win in New York, presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton turn their attention to Pennsylvania and other northeastern states that hold their primary elections on Tuesday.

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Court affirms right to ridesharing in Pennsylvania

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  Accountability, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Regulations, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

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A panel of judges unanimously affirmed on Tuesday that ride-sharing services have the right to operate in Pennsylvania.

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Philadelphia school official suing Gov. Tom Wolf over demotion

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

Bill Green said he was demoted because because of his pro-charter school voting record.

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