List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Ambush Accomplice Could Have Federal Prison Sentence

05.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

 Dawn Nyguyen,  convicted in the deadly Webster, New York ambush is about to face her first federal charges. Nyguyen, who was accused of lying on documents to buy guns used in the 2012 Christmas Eve Ambush, is expected to take a plea ...

Federal Court to Announce PA Gay Marriage Ruling

05.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Federal court rules today on gay marriage in Pennsylvania. The ACLU brought a lawsuit on behalf of 21 gay and lesbian couples. They plan to hold rallies across the state before and after the decision is announced, with a mass rally on the steps ...

New York Enacts Bill for Veteran Jobs

05.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Act, signed into law Monday by Governor Andrew Cuomo, requires 6% of all contracts statewide to be awarded to disabled vet. That's twice as much as the federal bill, and could mean thousands of jobs. To ...

Sikorski and Lockheed Martin to Build Presidential Helicopters

05.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

        Lockheed Martin in Owego and Sikorski Aircraft have won a 1.2 billion dollar contract to build a new fleet of presidential helicopters. Sikorski is building the choppers and Lockheed will be installing ...

Pennsylvania Senate Pushes for Drug Monitoring Program

05.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a plan to create a prescription drug monitoring system. It puts the state one step closer to a law banning prescription painkilling drugs that are most likely to be abused. The bill would create a record of who's ...

Thousands Gather in Harrisburg for Natural Gas Drilling Rally

05.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands of natural gas drilling supporters crowded the State Capitol in Harrisburg on Tuesday. The Marcellus Shale coalition says 245-thousand direct and indirect jobs have been created statewide in the gas boom-despite the recession. There were ...

NY Raises Tuition Assistance Maximum

04.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York has raised the state’s maximum college tuition grant for the coming academic year to $5,165. The $165 increase is the first in 14 years. Nearly 400,000 state residents received Tuition Assistance Program, or TAP, awards last ...

Gun Rights Activists Hold Rally In Harrisburg

04.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A few hundred gun rights advocates took their cause to Pennsylvania lawmakers on Tuesday as part of Second Amendment Action Day, an annual event that focuses on one of the state's most divisive political issues. The rally brought dozens of ...

Federal Appeals Court Uphold's PA Retirement Age For Judges

04.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A federal appeals court Tuesday refused to strike down Pennsylvania's law that requires judges in the state to retire at age 70. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals took that stance in affirming an order U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones ...

Mellow, Perzel, DeWeese May Lose PA Portraits

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Senate President Pro Tempore Bob Mellow and former House Speakers Herb Fineman, John Perzel and Bill DeWeese have all been convicted on corruption charges. Their official portraits still hang in the Capitol hallways. But freshman lawmaker ...

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