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Erie County Clerk Wants Lowes To Recognize All Veterans

05.09.14 | FL News Team

NY Lawmakers Push for Bill to Expand Access to Heroin Antidote

05.09.14 | FL News Team

 State legislators are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into law that would expand access to a powerful antidote to heroin and opiate overdose.The bill aims to increase access to Naloxone kits, also known as Narcan, the antidote to ...

Erie County Clerk Wants Lowe's to Recognize All Veterans

05.09.14 | FL News Team

Eric County, New York Clerk Chris Jacobs has  started a petition to get a hom improvement chain to honor the county's thank a vet program.Lowe's recently strated enforcing a corporate policy offering an everyday 10 percent discount only to ...

Towns in PA React to Supreme Court Prayer Ruling

05.09.14 | FL News Team

Mixed feelings in many communities around the area after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week. The court said it’s ok to start a town meeting with a prayer. One council member in Schuylkill County says his community has started meetings ...

PA Governor Tom Corbett Defends Voter ID Law

05.09.14 | FL News Team

 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says he won't appeal a state court ruling that struck down Pennsylvania's voter identification law.Corbett released a statement thursday defending the law but saying it needed changes and he hoped to work ...

PA Bill Would Hike Penalty for Fleeing Fatal Crash

05.08.14 | FL News Team

A Pennsylvania lawmaker says she plans to introduce legislation that would increase the penalty for fleeing the scene of a fatal traffic accident.Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) said under current law, a drunk driver who kills someone faces a prison ...

PA Lawmakers Seek to Make "In God We Trust" Optional in Schools

05.08.14 | FL News Team

State lawmakers in Harrisburg are amending a bill about posting "In God We Trust" in Pennsylvania School Buildings. They want to make it optional, but they're rejecting a proposal to have the state cover legal costs if lawsuits result. The house of ...

NY Lt. Governor Robert Duffy Will Not Seek Re-Election

05.08.14 | FL News Team

Reports say Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy won't seek a second term as the governor's right-hand man.The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports the former Rochester mayor will not be on the Democratic ticket this fall.This leaves an opening for ...

Changes to Compassionate Care Act Could Make Vote Likely

04.29.14 | FL News Team

 Recent changes to the State Senate's version of the Compassionate Care Act, which would legalize marijuana for medical purposes, make a vote likely, according to several legislative sources.The medical marijuana bill has been stalled in the ...

NY Regents Set to Make Cheerleading a Sport

04.29.14 | FL News Team

A state Board of Regents committee on Monday unanimously approved making competitive cheerleading an official interscholastic sport, which would make New York the 35th state to do so.The regulation change would subject cheer teams to limits on ...

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