List by Author: Brandon Dickson

School choice proponents in PA urge passage of HB 800

06.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has vowed to veto it. The measure nearly doubles a tax credit so parents can send their kids to the school of their choice. The governor fears it will hurt public education too much.  

Earthquake hits Juniata County, PA

06.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

Did you feel it? The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the commonwealth last night--centered in Juniata County. There have been no reports of property damage.

Flooding fears prompt IJC to call for an emergency meeting in western NY

06.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

Conservative Congressman Chris Collins says items on the agenda include the immediate decrease of water levels and evaluation of the flawed Plan 2014. Plan 2014 is the controversial plan used by the International Joint Commission to regulate...

Gillibrand juxtaposes pro-life causes with racism

06.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand making waves this morning after remarking, "imagine saying that's it's o.k. to appoint a judge who's racist or antisemitic, or homophobic-- asking someone to appoint someone who takes away...

Flooding fears again in western NY

06.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Niagara and Orleans counties are under a lake shore flooding warning until 2 p.m. today as Lake Ontario continues to reach historic heights. Meanwhile, Governor Cuomo has unveiled a $300 million plan to prevent lakeshore flooding in the...

A popular game show is coming to Pennsylvania

06.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Price is Right Live, a staged production show based on the TV game show, is coming to Hershey Theatre. Just like the television show, the stage show gives people the chance to "come on down" and play classic games such as Plinko and the big...

New laws for limos in New York state

06.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state Senate has introduced the regulation reforms for limousines. Senator Tim Kennedy says some of the safety measures include, required "seat belts, mandated commercial driver's licenses, and increased criminal penalties for drivers who...

Pennsylvania House members approve "sextortion" bill

06.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The legislation, which moves to the state Senate, would make it a crime to extort someone for sexual acts, images, or videos. Currently, there is no state law that addresses the act as a crime. The Justice Department reports that 71% of sexual...

The NY state capital is now home to a new "pride month" exhibit

06.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The showcase titled, "Equality Will Never be Silenced" recognizes 16 LGBTQ New Yorkers for their cultural, political, and artistic contributions. The display will be held on the second floor of the New York state capitol and run throughout the...

Woodstock 50 appears to be back on

06.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

Schuyler County, New York manager Tim O'Hearn says the music festival will go on as planned in August at Watkins Glen International. The festival's former financier canceled the 50th anniversary concert in late April, kicking off a battle...

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