List by Category: Pennsylvania News

The Pa. Democratic Party is calling on Congressman Scott Perry to resign

01.25.21 | Terry Diener

The move comes following a New York Times article that puts the Republican at the center of former President Trump's bid to overturn the results of the November election. The Pennsylvania Democratic Party released a statement Sunday calling for...

Pennsylvania now has a new way to file state tax returns

01.25.21 | Terry Diener

The new online portal called “myPath” is free and allows Pennsylvanians to file their state income tax returns and make payments. As of last week – the IRS announced that they will not begin accepting and processing returns...

A "messy-mix" of winter-precip. starts tonight in northwestern Pa.

01.25.21 | Bill Price

Kirk Apffel at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says snow and ice will be a concern for much of our listening area--all day Tuesday. He forecasts nearly 3 inches of snow for Buffalo, with folks in the Finger Lakes and central New York...

Pa. state senator plans to introduce bill to repeal "no-excuse" mail-in voting

01.22.21 | Terry Diener, Brandon Dickson

Senator Doug Mastriano tweeted his repeal plans this week. No excuse mail-in voting was signed into law in October 2019 by Governor Wolf. The change allowed Pennsylvanians to request an absentee ballot without an excuse--as previously...

Gov. Wolf: Child care employees in Pa. eligible for $600 pandemic grant

01.21.21 | Terry Diener

The Wolf Administration said the money is coming from a federal government program that helps low-income families afford child care and leftover money initially targeted for licensed child care providers in coronavirus relief aid legislation...

Many Pennsylvania politicians were in attendance at Pres. Biden's inauguration

01.21.21 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr., along with commonwealth congress members Scott Perry, Susan Wild, and John Joyce all attended the event. Republican House members said they would work with the president when possible, but...

Skyrocketing salaries in the Keystone State

01.20.21 | Terry Diener

The number of state employees making more than $200,000 a year has grown to 111. That's twice the number from a year ago. According to data published by the state, by department, the largest number of employees topping $200,000 was the...

Pa. State Police have 5 suspects in custody following Pocono shootings

01.20.21 | Brandon Dickson

A series of shootings in the Pocono Mountains happened Monday night. Four victims suffered gunshot wounds. One man, shot in the head, is in critical condition. The shootings happened in the Tobyhanna area of Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  

Biden taps PA Health Secretary Dr. Levine to be assistant health secretary

01.19.21 | Brandon Dickson

A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Rachel Levine was appointed to the post of health secretary by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf back in 2017. Levine has updated residents regularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If the...

New Pennsylvania law cracks down on human trafficking

01.19.21 | Terry Diener

Under the new law, crimes are elevated to a first-degree felony, fines and prison times are increased and the definition of a child has changed to anyone under 18 instead of 16. Pennsylvania state troopers said they are seeing a large number of...

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