List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA House approves a no-new-taxes borrowing package to help plug a $2 billion deficit

09.14.17 | Bob Price

Democratic lawmakers oppose it and so too do Senate Republicans. Governor Wolf warns he'll be unable to pay the bills as soon as tomorrow and may have to impose a spending freeze on Harrisburg.

The number of people without health insurance continues to decline in PA

09.14.17 | Bob Price

New numbers from the Census Bureau puts the uninsured rate at 5.6%. That's 12th lowest in America. The national average is over 8.5%. 700,000 Pennsylvanians lacked health insurance last year, half a million fewer than the previous year.

A gun control group is lobbying against arming PA teachers in the classroom

09.13.17 | Bob Price

The legislation allows school workers with a conceal-carry permit to possess a weapon in the classroom if they meet training requirements and pass a psychological exam.

Fliers promoting white nationalism have been spotted in downtown Sunbury, PA

09.13.17 | Bob Price

Reporter Peggy Lee says the fliers contain content including "diversity means less white people," along with websites for the alt-right movement. Similar fliers were found posted in the city back in December.

PA's budding medical marijuana industry is running into some trouble

09.12.17 | Bob Price

An aspiring pot distributor is threatening a lawsuit that could shut down the entire program before it even launches. The Bethlehem-based grower is seeking an injunction against the state health department.  Keystone ReLeaf wants all...

PA officials convened the state's first ever automated vehicle summit in State College

09.12.17 | Bob Price

Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards says in many ways the commonwealth has paved the way for driver-less vehicles. The Automated Vehicle Summit, held Monday, included input from academics, business leaders, government officials and state...

VP Mike Pence commemorates the 16th anniversary of 9/11 in Shanksville, PA

09.11.17 | Bob Price

Delivering remarks at the Flight 93 National Memorial, Pence applauded the brave men and women who helped divert the intended path of the hijacked plane. "It's a debt I don't think I'll ever be able to repay because among the many lives that were...

PA's top law enforcement official is looking into the Equifax data breach

09.11.17 | Terry Diener

PA politicians get down to 'brass tacks' of filling a state budget hole today

09.11.17 | Terry Diener

State lawmakers are returning to the capital in Harrisburg for the first time in seven weeks with a fiscal emergency on their hands. At issue is how to come up with the money to keep state agencies, programs, schools and institutions funded at...

A new university report examines how flooding is impacting rural parts of PA

09.08.17 | Bob Price

The commonwealth's pattern of housing development along rivers and streams makes it one of the most flood-prone states anywhere in America. Researchers at Penn State and Bucknell universities estimate nearly a million Pennsylvania residents, or...

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