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Employment-eligibility bill draws backing (access required)

Earlier this year, State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, a Republican who represents parts of Berks and Lehigh counties, introduced House Bill 1170, legislation that would require employers in the construction industry to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure their employees do not include people not authorized to work in the U.S.

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West Chester borough, university spar over stormwater charge (access required)

A legal case over a stormwater levy enacted in 2016 by West Chester borough, one of dozens of municipalities around Pennsylvania that have added the fees over the last few years to cope with stormwater runoff and comply with environmental regulations, has pitted it against West Chester University, one of the borough largest economic engines.

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