List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Tens of thousands of Verizon workers on the east coast have walked off the job this morning

04.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands of workers joined picket lines as you were getting breakfast this morning--including workers in Syracuse, Oneonta, Vestal, and Watertown. In Pennsylvania, after 10 months of failed contract negotiations, thousands are striking in the ...

Open enrollment is closed in New York for the state health exchange unless you fall into one catagory

04.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Starting April 15th, New York will open enrollment indefinitely to victims of domestic violence or abandonment. The Department of Financial Services says enrollment will be open year round, instead of the three month November to January window ...

A Pennsylvania committee approves a bill to allow 'In God we trust' in schools

04.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The House Education Committee has approved House Bill-1728 that would allow every public school in the state to prominently display the national motto. The display could be in the form of a mounted plaque or artwork from a student contest. The ...

Candidates on both sides continue to battle for the Empire State one week away from the New York primary

04.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The latest NBC News/Marist Poll shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both ahead in their home state. Clinton is up 14 points from Bernie Sanders.  But you wouldn't know it if you were in front of the Brighton Iceplex this morning. Sanders ...

Planned Parenthood president made a pit stop in Harrisburg before lawmakers decided to wait on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks

04.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Cecile Richards is her name, and she gave her press conference with Governor Tom Wolf standing nearby. Republican lawmakers say it was one of the biggest publicity stunts they've seen to date.   The executive director of the Pro-life ...

Medical marijuana may pass the Pennsylvania house today

03.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Yesterday was a busy day for lawmakers. They passed some of the 200 amendments attached to the bill, but paused before taking a vote on the final package. They did it while supporters were outside the door, rallying. Governor Tom Wolf went out to ...

DiGiorno Pizzas and Stouffer's Lasagna recalled

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Nestle is recalling some of its frozen food products because of concerns they might contain glass pieces.  The company, which makes DiGiorno Pizza, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer's--sold in New York and Pennsylvania--says they believe the glass ...

Rallies are planned today New York by not-for-profit agencies serving people with developmental disabilities

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Not-for-profit agencies serving people with developmental disabilities will host rallies in Rochester, Buffalo, Long Island and New York City today. The groups banded together to promote Governor Cuomo's $15 an hour minimum wage. They are asking ...

A group of Girl Scouts have a Titanic-sized idea to sell cookies in New York

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

They created a poster using Leonardo Dicaprio's face at a stand downstate. It read "This is Leo.  Leo won an Oscar.  Leo bought Girl Scout cookies at the awards. Be like Leo.  Buy Girl Scout cookies." Dicaprio did actually buy ...

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