List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Not As Many PA Teachers Are Joining The Union

09.14.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers union membership in Pennsylvania has declined in recent years, and a growing number of members are opting out because they don't like how the union uses their dues, according to a conservative policy group in Harrisburg. “I didn't ...

You Can Now Register Online To Vote In PA

08.27.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvanians will now be able to register online to vote. Officials told The Associated Press that Governor Tom Wolf’s administration will launch the system today, making Pennsylvania the 23rd state to offer Internet-based registration. ...

PA AG Kathleen Kane Speaks About The Criminal Case Against Her

08.27.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane blames two former state prosecutors for the criminal case against her, saying they "corruptly manufactured" the investigation to cover up the fact that they had viewed pornography on state computers. ...

Upstate Sucessionists Make Their Case

08.27.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Claiming a litany of lost liberty and economic opportunity, advocates of upstate secession called Wednesday for a permanent separation of Upstate from Downstate. The groups assembled for a news conference in downtown Binghamton had a list of ...

Students Can Now Transfer Credits Between SUNY Any Colleges

08.27.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The State University of New York said Wednesday it has finished developing a program that will allow students to transfer any credits toward their degree to any other SUNY school. The system has aligned more than 32,000 academic courses, allowing ...

PA Seeking Approval To Increase Hunting License Fees For First Time In 16 Years

08.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years. The plan unveiled Tuesday would boost the cost of an adult resident hunting license by $20 over five years. The ...

PA Republicans Vote In Favor Of Historic Line By Line Veto of Governor's Budget

08.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The budget dance continued at the Capitol. Legislative leaders and several staffers filed in to a meeting room around 12:30. Governor Tom Wolf, flanked and trailed by several staffers, joined them behind closed doors. An hour later they emerged ...

NY Changing The Rules On Vaccinations

08.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Children entering kindergarten in New York can no longer wait until age 6 to get certain vaccinations under revised school attendance immunization requirements that take effect Sept. 1. Under the old rules, children could receive some of the ...

Seneca Falls NY To Help Choose The Woman That Will Grace The $10 Bill

08.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Treasury Department will announce today that Seneca Falls – birthplace of the women's rights movement – will be the site of the nation's first town hall meeting about honoring a woman on a redesigned $10 bill. U.S. Sen. ...

Chuck Schumer Wants Enhanced Solar Panel Credits

08.24.15 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says the federal government needs to do a better job of encouraging solar power projects. The New York Democrat visited a large solar panel manufacturing facility under construction in Buffalo on Wednesday to announce a ...

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