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Bill Urges for Lifeguards at PA's Public Beaches

05.23.14 | FL News Team

A Pennsylvania lawmaker says he's drafting legislation that would once again require certified lifeguards at all state parks with public beaches. Sen. Rob Teplitz  says unguarded beaches pose a safety risk. In 2008, the state Department of ...

Governor Corbett's Campaign Criticizes Opponent Tom Wolf

05.23.14 | FL News Team

Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is criticizing Democratic challenger Tom Wolf over plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Corbett in this year's election. Corbett's campaign manager said Thursday it's a case of one ...

Pennsylvania Sees Increase in Elderly Drivers

05.22.14 | FL News Team

Pennsylvania's has a growing number of drivers over the age of 80. Since 2003, the number have increased 31 percent to 424,809 drivers. PennDOT statistics also show the number of crashes involving drivers age 65 and older in 2013 was up 12 percent ...

PA Commission to Improve Power Companies Disclosure

05.22.14 | FL News Team

The Independent Regulatory Review Commission meets Thursday in Pennsylvania and will take up two proposed changes to how power companies deliver electricity. Both changes are supported by the state Public Utility Commission to make sure electricity ...

Majority of New York School Budgets Pass

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Voters across New York approved 98.3 percent of school budgets up for a vote Tuesday, with only 11 defeated and another too close to call, according to the state School Boards Association.A survey by the group found 652 school districts saw ...

Governor Cuomo Names Kathy Hochul as Running Mate

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked former U.S. Rep. Kathy Hochul as his running mate and Democratic candidate for New York's lieutenant governor.Hochul, a former Erie County clerk, won a special election in 2011 to Congress. She was among the possible ...

PA's Gay Marriage Ban Overturned

05.21.14 | FL News Team

 At 8 o'clock this morning, county clerk offices across Pennsylvania will start legally issuing same sex marriage licenses for the first time. This, after a federal judge struck the state's ban on gay marriage down Tuesday afternoon. ...

NY Senator Bruno Seeks Reimbursement for Legal Bills

05.20.14 | FL News Team

          After being found not guilty in a corruption trial Friday, former New York Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno said Monday he will seek state reimbursement for his legal bills of up to $4 ...

NY Senate Committee Votes on Medical Marijuana Bill

05.20.14 | FL News Team

 A bill that would legalize medical marijuana faces a key test vote today in New York. The Senate's Republican-led health committee will put it up for a vote today. The 17-member panel has 8 Democrats, 8 Republicans and 1 Democrat who caucuses ...

PA Lawmaker Pushes for Open Primaries

05.20.14 | FL News Team

As voters cast ballots on primary day in Pennsylvania, one state lawmaker thinks its time to let independents take part in the nominating contests. Today's primary features many hot races across the Commonwealth, but over 1 million voters will have ...

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