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Gov. Wolf is warning Congress not to cut funding for medicaid coverage for Pennsylvanians

01.24.17 | Terry Diener

The governor says the proposed plan to replace Obamacare will have a devastating impact on Pennsylvanians, including children and the elderly and he will fight any attempt to cut coverage. Shifting Medicaid to a block-grant program has emerged as...

PA's shrinking prison population is fueling a growing parolee population

01.23.17 | Terry Diener

Since 2012, the state prison population has dropped by 2,000. Over that same period, parolee ranks grew by more than 6,000 as parole violators spent less time in prison.  Jason Bloom of the state corrections officers union says the state is...

The Pennsylvania State Police are going gray

01.23.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Later this year, motorists across Pennsylvania will start to see the state police change out the white patrol cars in favor of  sterling gray vehicles. The color scheme is based on the color of trooper uniforms.   Leaders hope the...

'Antiques Roadshow' is making its first stop in Harrisburg this summer

01.20.17 | Terry Diener

The PBS television show that appraises antiques announced this week Harrisburg is one of five cities on its summer tour. The show will be making a stop there on June 3rd at a yet-to-be disclosed location. If you would like to have an item...

Pennsylvania is getting an extension to fix state law to allow for federal 'Real ID' compliance

01.20.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The extension from the Department of Homeland Security gives state officials until June 5th, to resolve the state's non-compliance. The governor's office says a further extension could be granted, once the state can commit to meeting all...

Pennsylvania has a real problem with it's 'Real ID' law

01.19.17 | Bob Price

The Keystone State is one of just six states that have yet to comply with federal standards to make driver's licenses more secure. State Senator Mike Folmer helped lead the push-back in Pennsylvania against those standards.  He says he's...

PA's top fiscal watchdog is laying out his agenda for a second-term

01.18.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

At his second swearing in, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale pledged to focus on protecting children, continuing the push to test rape kits, and supporting efforts to combat the opioid crisis.  He said, "if we could tackle those three...

A human trafficking ring has been busted up in Pennsylvania

01.18.17 | Bob Price

Local, state and federal authorities were in on the sting operation at a hotel in Stroudsburg. 19 people were taken into custody. Detective Kim Lippincott with Pennsylvania State Police said, "These women are being forced into doing what...

If you're looking to get your Masters degree in business online-- look no further than PA

01.17.17 | Bob Price

Temple University's School of Business tops the "U.S. News and World Report" list of the best online MBA programs. Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh was second while Penn State came in 8th on the list this year. The rankings were...

Gov. Wolf takes the wraps off his budget blueprint in just three weeks

01.17.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf is not expected to call for any new taxes to tackle a more than $2 billion dollar deficit.

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