List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Penn State former president calls aides’ charges ‘injustice’

10.21.16 | Bob Price

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier testified Thursday that he issued a statement the day two of his top lieutenants were charged in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, calling the allegations groundless, because he had developed deep ...

Pennsylvania elections official pushes back on fraud claims

10.21.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's top elections official says the state's election results cannot be hacked because voting machines and tabulating systems aren't connected to the internet. Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Cortes also said Thursday that says ...

Legislation is on the move in Pennsylvania would permit the state's municipal police to use radar to catch speeders

10.20.16 | Bob Price

Randy Lawrence, a cop from Butler County, says radar will help save lives.Most people we spoke to say they're unaware that only the state police are allowed to use radar in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that does not let ...

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities are reacting to the teachers' strike

10.20.16 | Bob Price

The strike is now two days old and shows no sign of letting up.           One students says she's concerned that graduation dates may be impacted.  Others are concerned about how long the strike ...

New voter guides are out in New York and Pennsylvania

10.20.16 | Bob Price

If you live in New York, Christian lobbyist Jason McGuire says the website offers presidential and U.S. Senate voter guides.  That website is Pennsylvania, a comprehensive voter guide is available at pa...

Faculty and coaches at the 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania are officially on strike

10.19.16 | Bob Price

It started at 5 o'clock this morning and it is a major inconvenience for all involved.         The job action affects some 100,000 students and 5,500 professors. Ken Mash represents the union workers.  ...

The Pennsylvania House has approved legislation to punish communities that declare themselves sanctuary cities

10.19.16 | Bob Price

These are communities that provide safe haven to illegal immigrants Republican Daryl Metcalfe said Pennsylvanians want their interests protected over the interests of foreign nationals that are here illegally.

Just a day to go before a strike deadline in Pennsylvania--the state system of higher education and its faculty members have agreed to a media blackout while they try to negotiate a contract

10.18.16 | Bob Price

Both sides say they're hopeful that minimizing distractions will help them achieve a deal.            5,500 faculty and coaches at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities will strike tomorrow ...

Insurance companies say Obamacare policies for individuals are going up.

10.18.16 | Bob Price

On average, there will be a 32.5% increase next year in Pennsylvania.  Small group insurance plans will increase an average of 7%. The health-care increases are due to more insurance companies leaving the federal exchange program. Open ...

A school in Scranton is closed after a bad air quality test

10.17.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

This time it's George Bancroft Elementary.School officials say the building's first floor tests showed higher levels of  micro-particles.Superintendent Alexis Kirijan says being proactive and catching the problem early helps the district do ...

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