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Amanda Cappelletti is a fresh opportunity for a troubled Pa. Senate seat | Endorsement

Amanda Cappelletti, who is challenging incumbent Daylin Leach for his state Senate seat, has a master’s in public health. It’s hard to think of a more relevant credential to this moment.

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Larry Farnese’s experience matters as Pennsylvania and the nation are in crisis | Endorsement

A member of the Democratic leadership team, Larry Farnese has been a progressive voice in the state senate.
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Larry Farnese’s experience matters as Pennsylvania and the nation are in crisis | Endorsement

A member of the Democratic leadership team, Larry Farnese has been a progressive voice in the state senate.

Opinion

States must move quickly on virus tracking | Editorial

Contact tracing -- in which an infected person provides health workers with the names of others they may have infected -- will help control covid-19. Pennsylvania, New Jersey need to step up their efforts to expand tracing.
Opinion

States must move quickly on virus tracking | Editorial

Contact tracing -- in which an infected person provides health workers with the names of others they may have infected -- will help control covid-19. Pennsylvania, New Jersey need to step up their efforts to expand tracing.

Opinion

Want to honor the dead this Memorial Day? Don’t go to the Shore. | Editorial

Given what we have seen in the past few weeks — the performance of our fellow citizens also forces us to acknowledge many not-proud moments.
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Want to honor the dead this Memorial Day? Don’t go to the Shore. | Editorial

Given what we have seen in the past few weeks — the performance of our fellow citizens also forces us to acknowledge many not-proud moments.
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Jim Kenney’s budget for Philly makes tough cuts. But are they the right ones? | Editorial

Raising taxes should be the last resort in a crisis that has left very few unscathed.

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Philly’s overdose crisis still needs attention amid coronavirus | Editorial

The 2019 overdose death data show that Philadelphia is still not doing enough — especially for people who are not using exclusively opioids.

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Nursing home staffing and oversight problems existed long before coronavirus | Editorial

Pennsylvania and New Jersey announced this week that all nursing home residents and staff will be tested for the coronavirus. Both states also have begun investigations stemming from public concern over the high infection and death rates at these facilities. It's about time.

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More transparency needed from Gov. Wolf as some Pennsylvanians protest pandemic shutdown | Editorial

Pennsylvanians need to know the underlying criteria for when they can start partaking in aspects of life and commerce that have been shut down.

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35 years ago, Philly dropped a bomb on MOVE. It’s time to apologize. | Editorial

MOVE was not a sympathetic group. But sympathy is not a prerequisite for recognizing injustice.

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Why are we still arguing about contraception? | Editorial

There's a sharp new irony to arguments in favor of removing a woman’s reproductive rights and freedom against the backdrop of anti-shutdown protestors carrying “My Body, My Choice” signs.

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Gov. Wolf gave Pennsylvania 60 days to prevent an eviction and foreclosure crisis | Editorial

The moratorium ensures no Pennsylvanian will lose his or her home in the next two months. But renters and homeowners are accruing debt, and landlords are losing income.

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Bad timing for Harrisburg’s anti-environment efforts | Editorial

A public health emergency is precisely the wrong occasion to tamper with the recreational opportunities and overall well-being of residents.

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Our post-pandemic transit challenges will require regional solutions | Editorial

SEPTA, PATCO, and NJ Transit are very different mass transit systems. But their constituencies and service areas overlap, and some of their lines connect. All three are essential to the region's recovery.

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COVID-19 crisis makes food stamp crisis more dire | Editorial

The digital divide is just one of many bureaucratic obstacles people are confronting in their attempt to feed themselves.

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Juvenile justice during COVID-19 is closer to no justice at all | Editorial

The most serious risk of coronavirus is to the mental wellbeing and rehabilitation progress of the youth.

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Critical time for local business, including news business | Editorial

News organizations like The Inquirer are joining in a call to Congress for help through this crisis — the kind of help other businesses are getting.

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Crowded public places will prolong the pandemic | Editorial

As crowds flock to Philadelphia parks, and the Shore and countryside beckon, can Pennsylvania and New Jersey protect public health while providing access to spaces and places?

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