List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Amish man challenges photo ID requirement

10.27.15 | Bob Price

An Amish man living in Northumberland County whose religious beliefs prevent him from being photographed is challenging the photo identification requirement to purchase a firearm. Andrew Hertzler claims in a suit filed Friday in U.S. Middle ...

Senate creates committee to look into attorney general

10.27.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Senate has created a special bipartisan committee that could recommend removing embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane under a constitutional provision never used in the modern era. The Senate unanimously approved the formation ...

Pa effort to expand tax exemptions for disabled vets

10.26.15 | Bob Price

State Sens. Camera Bartolotta, R- Carroll Township and Randy Vulakovich, R-Shaler Township, have introduced legislation calling for a state constitutional amendment to expand the Property Tax Exemption Program for Disabled Veterans. Currently, an ...

High court candidates shatter campaign contribution record

10.26.15 | Bob Price

Political contributions to candidates competing for an unprecedented three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court surpassed the $10 million mark, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday. The fundraising total far exceeds that of ...

Pa. Gov. Wolf got alert from Planned Parenthood, video talking points

10.23.15 | Bob Price

Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania's lobbyist tipped off Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's office about videos that touched off a national furor over the sale of fetal tissue. Lobbyist Sari Stevens offered talking points and told the governor's aides ...

A halt to horse racing in Pa.?

10.23.15 | Bob Price

The Wolf administration on Thursday threatened to shut down horse racing statewide as soon as next week if the industry does not start to shoulder millions of dollars in regulation costs. A spokesman for Gov. Wolf cited a decrease in wagering at ...

Kane tells staff duties won't change much under suspension

10.22.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's attorney general told her staff Wednesday that some 98 percent of her job won't be affected by the looming suspension of her law license that goes into effect as she fights her own criminal charges, her spokesman said. Attorney ...

Pa. Gov. Wolf got alert from Planned Parenthood

10.22.15 | Bob Price

Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania's lobbyist tipped off Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's office about videos that touched off a national furor over the sale of fetal tissue. Lobbyist Sari Stevens offered talking points and told the governor's aides ...

New Coalition Aims to Raise Awareness of the Effects of Fracking

10.21.15 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania environmental group is teaming up with nurses and doctors in hopes of teaching people about fracking. The group called Pennsylvania Health Professionals for a Livable Future gathered outside the Commonwealth Medical College in ...

Wolf says "no" to propping up schools

10.21.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf said this morning that he will not authorize the state Department of Education to release funds to individual school districts that claim a hardship during the state budget stalemate. Speaking at the opening of the new Hulton Bridge ...

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