List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Spitzer Loses His Lead

08.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Scandal-tarnished former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has tumbled into a tie in the race for New York City Comptroller. There's less then two weeks before he faces off against democratic rival Scott Stinger in the city primary.

Fight For Traditional Marriage In PA Has Started

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

In a legal brief Wednesday, Governor Tom Corbett's attorneys said same sex marriage licenses were never valid, and compared gay and lesbian couples to 12-year-olds who are also barred from marrying under state law. The state Department of Health ...

PA Court Won't Hear Case On Boys Playing Girls Sports

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Should boys be allowed to play girls sports-- and girls-- boy's sports-- in Pennsylvania? A state judge declined to hear the case Wednesday, calling on the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association to first make a rule allowing or banning ...

Sandusky Appeal Moved Back To The Courtroom

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky's court case has been moved from a high school in Luzerne county to the county courthouse, but there's no word as to why. The State Superior court was scheduled to hear the appeal the morning of September 17th at ...

13th and 14th Grade For NY High School Students... Free

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

16 schools across the state have announced a partnership with colleges and private businesses that will allow students a chance to get an associates degree-- at no cost. It's called the "Pathways in Technology College High School Program"-- and it ...

Today's Stop: Binghamton, Scranton; For President Obama

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama traveled across upstate New York on Thursday to tout a new set of higher-education reforms. He spoke in Buffalo, ate lunch in Rochester with college students and visited a birthplace of women’s rights in Seneca Falls. The ...

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill To Speed, Modernize Vote Results

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A new law will modernize and speed the process of reporting election results in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Thursday that will allow county election boards to replace hand-written tallies of vote results with computerized, portable ...

45 Percent of Marcellus Shale Jobs Aren't Going to Pennsylvanians

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

According to just released industry data, Pennsylvanians made up a smaller share of new workers in the Marcellus Shale gas industry in 2012, underscoring a shift here from drilling to pipeline work. State residents accounted for 56.8 percent of new ...

Preliminary Court Talks Held on Same Sex Marriage in PA

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania court laid out the issues Thursday to be argued at a hearing in two weeks about a suburban Philadelphia court clerk's decision to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Commonwealth Court released an order in the case ...

White House Backs Town Of Greece, NY In Prayer Dispute

08.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

When town lawyers head to the U.S. Supreme Court this fall, they will have the White House behind them. Lawyers for the Obama administration have filed friend-of-the-court briefs supporting the town with the U.S. Supreme Court this month. The case ...

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