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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 ...

Astorino Chooses Chemung County Sheriff as Running Mate

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino will tap Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss as his running mate Tuesday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the pick.The state Republican Party will formally nominate Moss for ...

NY Senate Dems Propose Waste Fracking Ban

05.14.14 | FL News Team

The minority conference released four bills Tuesday that would ban fracking waste from being shipped into the state for treatment or disposal, eliminate the waste from being used to melt ice off of roads and bar treatment facilities and landfills ...

PA Lawmakers Back Kevin's Law for Hit and Run Cases

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 It’s called Kevin’s Law, and it’s named after five-year-old Kevin Miller, who was killed in a deadly hit and run in Wilkes-Barre.This is the little boy Kevin’s Law is named after: Kevin Miller. The five-year-old was ...

PA Congress Considers Updates to Organ Donation Law

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 An effort to update Pennsylvania's organ donation law is raising concerns from state prosecutors and coroners about potential changes to the process by which body parts are obtained for transplantation.A House legislative panel on Tuesday ...

PA Governor's Race Continues with Democrat Debate

05.13.14 | FL News Team

Just a week before Pennsylvania's gubernatorial primary, the final democratic debate happened last night at Drexel University. Before discussion got started amongst the candidates, an unidentified woman took the stage, protesting for candidates to ...

Last Gubernatorial Debate Tonight for PA Democrats

05.12.14 | FL News Team

    Democrats in Pennsylvania are seeking the party's nomination to take on Republican Governor Tom Corbett in the fall will meet for their last scheduled debate tonight before the primary next week. The debate will run for a full ...

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 ...

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