List by Category: Pennsylvania News

State Employees Off Work for Gubernatorial Inauguration

01.12.15 |

State employees in Harrisburg have off January 20th in order to reduce the amount of traffic and to free up parking spaces for the thousands of people expected to attend Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's inauguration.A spokesman for Governor Tom ...

Lawmakers Push to Legalize Marijuana

01.12.15 |

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers plan to reintroduce legislation to legalize medical marijuana in the state. State Representatives Jim Cox and Ed Gainey said their bill is identical to a proposal that passed the Senate 43-7 in September, but never ...

25th Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show Kicks Off Tomorrow

01.09.15 |

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation with 24 acres under 1 roof, that feature 6-thousand animals, 10-thousand competitive exhibits. This year's butter sculpture-made from over 1,000 pounds of ...

PA Lawmaker Pushing Legislation to Cut Corporate Income Tax

01.09.15 |

Representative Seth Grove is circulating a co-sponsorship memo for a measure that would cut the rate from about 10 percent to about 6 1/2 percent. He says that would spur economic growth and create more jobs in the state. He added that the current ...

PA Court Ruling Upholds Drilling on Public Land

01.08.15 |

Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld a Pennsylvania agency's authority to lease public land for natural gas drilling and rejected an environmental activist's challenges to how the state is spending money gleaned from those agreements. The ...

Arctic Blast Brings Minus 20 Temps in NY, PA

01.07.15 | Famiy Life News Team

Forecasters are predicting that today's lows could be the coldest of the entire 2014-2015 winter season. Friendship, New York is near 0 without the winds, Kane Pennsylvania at 6 degrees and Coudersport at 5. Today's high is predicted to be just 12 ...

PA Senator Santorum Considers White House Bid

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum met with top state Republicans and supporters in Harrisburg Tuesday to discuss a possible 2016 campaign for the White House-- the latest sign that he wants another shot after finishing second to GOP nominee ...

PA Governor-Elect Tom Wolf Names Cabinet

01.06.15 |

He has chosen Dennis Davin as secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development and Eileen McNulty as secretary of the Department of Revenue. Davin, currently the director of Allegheny County Economic Development, helped lead ...

PA Judge Determines Frein Fit for Trial

01.06.15 |

Prosecutors on Monday presented chilling surveillance video that they say shows two troopers being gunned down by Eric Frein outside a state police barracks in September. Prosecutors aired the videos for Pike County District Judge Shannon Muir as ...

PA Farm Show in Harrisburg Next Weekend

01.05.15 |

This year marks the 99th year the event will display the best in Pennsylvania agriculture at the Pennsylvania Farms Show Complex. The official Farm Show does not begin until 8 a.m. Saturday. But once again this year, the food court — a ...

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