List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA Grocery Store Changes Rules On Gas Discounts

06.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania based grocery market chain is changing its gas discount program. Giant Foods rolled out the new rules on Sunday. You still get a discount of 10 cents a gallon for each $100 you spend on groceries and pharmacy items. But effective ...

NY Governor Gave Permission To Watch The World Cup

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

You had permission. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved an extra hour of lunch for all employees in New York State to watch the USA versus Germany game. Cuomo wrote a letter in response to Coach USA Jurgan Klinsman, saying New York stands ...

A Senate Shakeup Could Result In Major Changes In NY

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A hydrofracking moratorium, a higher minimum wage, stronger abortion protections and public financing of campaigns would top the agenda for Senate Democrats if they win a majority in November. The decision late Wednesday by a five-member Senate ...

Bring Your Gun To Work Bill Before PA Senate

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Legislation that the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee approved Thursday takes on the question: Which takes precedence an employer's property rights or an employee's gun rights? The committee voted 10-4 that an employee's gun rights win ...

Budget Due Monday In PA

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

As the legislature shifts into high gear to pass a budget before Monday's midnight deadline, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett continues to urge lawmakers to act on pension reform. The retirement systems for state and public school ...

NY Senate To Shift To Democratic Control

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York Senate has been operating under Republican control since a team of 5 Democrats began voting with Republicans. That's about to change, after Governor Cuomo announced he will fight for the state Senate. The governor issued an ultimatum ...

Proposed Tyre Casino Has A Name And A Pricetag

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A proposed casino in the tiny town of Tyre, New York now has a name-- and a price tag. The Lago Resort in Seneca County would cost 425 million dollars to build-- 75 million dollars higher then the original pricetag. The information, submitted to ...

Budget Deal Getting Closer In PA

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has begun debate on a $29.1 billion Republican-penned budget plan that calls for increases for public schools, human services and public pensions. The bill is likely to pass the House, but faces certain ...

No More Re-Registering For the Do-Not-Call List In PA

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvanians who chose to ban telemarketing calls would no longer have to register every five years under legislation passed by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 129 would make registration on the state's Do Not Call list ...

Hannah Defeats Tenney In NY Primary

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Representative Richard Hanna of Barneveld cleared the field for another term in Congress with a victory Tuesday over state Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney of New Hartford. Hanna won the Republican primary for the 22nd Congressional District and has ...

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