List by Author: Terry Diener

Flight 93 Memorial's 'Tower of Voices' will set reflective tone

05.30.18 | Terry Diener

The 93-foot-tall tower of voices is the final project for the memorial, which was established a few months after the 9/11 attacks. 33 passengers and seven crew died aboard United Airlines Flight 93 in 2001 after four hijackers took control of...

Over 2 million vehicles will travel the PA Turnpike for the Memorial Day weekend

05.24.18 | Terry Diener

Turnpike officials say Friday afternoon and Monday evening are expected to be the peak travel times. To help accommodate heavier traffic, the turnpike will suspend maintenance and construction work and have all available lanes open from 3 p.m...

A vote in Harrisburg is keeping a school-choice bill alive in PA

05.23.18 | Terry Diener

The measure has generated opposition among school districts across the state. The proposal would create education savings accounts and allow state money to pay for private school tuition of elementary and high school students in struggling...

Will Republicans lose ground in tomorrow's primary in Pennsylvania?

05.14.18 | Terry Diener

In some parts of the state, voters essentially will be picking their next representatives or senators, as one party has overwhelming numbers. Nineteen Republicans and six Democrats in the House are retiring, and there are three vacancies that...

New PA law will create a panel to investigate deaths of expectant moms

05.10.18 | Terry Diener

Democratic Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a measure which creates a Maternal Mortality Review Committee at the state Department of Health. The 15-member panel will look into the deaths of women during pregnancy, or within a year after they...

PA's absentee ballot deadline is last approaching for the May primary

05.07.18 | Terry Diener

The deadline for applying for absentee ballots is tomorrow, May 8th. Voters who will be away on business or vacation or for other reasons on May 15th are eligible to apply for and receive absentee ballots, as are those who are ill or...

Penn State is giving President Eric Barron 3 more years at the helm

05.07.18 | Terry Diener

The Penn State board has voted to extend Baron's contract on existing terms through 2022. That supplants a contract that was scheduled to end in June 2019. Barron.who became president in 2014, will be eligible for annual reviews to determine if...

A glut of milk in the U.S. continues to impact PA dairy farmers

04.19.18 | Terry Diener

More farmers in Pennsylvania, the nation’s sixth-largest dairy producer, are resorting to auctions to liquidate assets before things get worse. The website Farmshine.net lists dozens of them in the state in the coming months. Pennsylvania...

The PA house wants able-bodied Medicaid recipiants to work part-time or job search

04.18.18 | Terry Diener

The Republican-controlled House voted 115-to-80 Tuesday for a bill to require state officials to seek federal approval for a work requirement. Backers argue that work is a path out of poverty, while opponents say many recipients are already...

PA's AG reviews concealed carry reciprocity

04.17.18 | Terry Diener

The purpose of the review is to ensure consistency in how concealed carry licenses are enforced in Pennsylvania, and to aid law enforcement in doing its job to protect the public. As a result, Shapiro says Pennsylvania now recognizes the...

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